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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Mass Production (4) - Mass Production Celebrates American Music (Vinyl, LP)

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  • Tojataur
    says:
    “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” was composed by Wallis Willis, a Choctaw freedman in the old Indian Territory, sometime before He was inspired by the Red River (the one between Texas and Oklahoma, not the Vietnamese one!) which reminded him of the Jordan River and of the Prophet Elijah being taken to heaven by a chariot.
  • Fekazahn
    says:
    Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Swing Low, Sweet Chariot arr. Anna Laura Page - Choristers Guild Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is a slow, gospel-like setting of the beloved spiritual that alternates between the laid-back gospel "swing" rhythms and faster, malleted rhythms.
  • Mikabar
    says:
    Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, – January 20, ) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, gospel and jazz. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.
  • Samuramar
    says:
    "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is a historic American Negro spiritual. The earliest known recording was in , by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. It is also the anthem of the English Rugby team.
  • Gunris
    says:
    Sweet Chariot Music Festival is vocal, instrumental and ensemble musical arts and theater with many original compositions. This early August festival, based in coastal Maine, is a well kept secret amongst those who sail and who follow traditional art forms. Swan's Island, Rockland, Vinalhaven, Maine, USA.
  • Zulkimuro
    says:
    “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” is an African-American spiritual, also referred to as a Negro folk song. As a folk song, it is thought to have been created by a community rather than an individual, in this case the community of African-American slaves prior to the Civil War.
  • Gardasar
    says:
    Sep 15,  · FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. CHAMPAIGN, IL (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, ) — Check twice before you have your trash hauled away. That’s the lesson from Archeophone Records (conrefordatosgimafourpnorotamoun.coinfo), which today announced the discovery of the oldest known recording of the seminal African-American spiritual, “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.”Found on a badly preserved wax .
  • Bashura
    says:
    Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is also the title of an African American spiritual of slave origins. The song is attributed to Wallace Willis, a slave from Oklahoma; his inspiration was the land beyond the Ohio River. Like other songs of resistance, the spiritual uses encoded language that .
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