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520. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

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Refrain:
Swing low, sweet chariot,
coming for to carry me home;
swing low, sweet chariot,
coming for to carry me home.

1 I looked over Jordan, and what did I see,
coming for to carry me home?
A band of angels coming after me,
coming for to carry me home. [Refrain]

2 If you get there before I do,
coming for to carry me home;
tell all my friends I'm coming too,
coming for to carry me home. [Refrain]

3 I'm cometimes up, I'm sometimes down,
coming for to carry me home;
but still my soul feels heavenly bound,
coming for to carry me home. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: I looked over Jordan, and what did I see
Title: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Publication Date: 2003
Meter: 10.8.10.8.Ref.
Source: African-American spiritual
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Swing low, sweet chariot
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: SWING LOW
Meter: 10.8.10.8.Ref.
Key: F Major
Source: African-American spiritual
Copyright: Public Domain



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