The Southern Four – “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Artists, MP3 Download, Songs | 3 Comments

This sublime acapella performance of the American Negro Spiritual “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” was recorded by a group called The Southern Four, in December of 1921. The song was composed around 1860 by Wallis Willis, a Choctaw freedman in southern Oklahoma. Willis was inspired by The Red River, which reminded him of the Jordan River Read more, Listen and learn

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