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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Canción Espiritual de Estados Unidos                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

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"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is a historic African-American spiritual. The first recording was in 1909, by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

Freedom Seekers "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is a historic African-American spiritual. The first recording was in by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.

"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" was written by Wallis Willis, a Choctaw freedman in the old Indian Territory in what is now Choctaw County, near the County of Hugo, Oklahoma sometime before 1862. He was inspired by the Red River, which reminded him of the Jordan River and of the Prophet Elijah's being taken to heaven by a chariot (2 Kings 2:11). Many sources claim that this song and "Steal Away" (also composed by Willis) had lyrics that referred to the Underground Railroad…

Freedom Seekers "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is a historic African-American spiritual. The first recording was in by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.