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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot [core]

I looked over Jordan and what did I see
Comin' for to carry me home
A band of angels comin' after me
Comin' for to carry me home

Chorus
Swing low (swing low), sweet chariot
Comin' for to carry me home
Swing low (swing low), sweet chariot
Comin' for to carry me home

If you get there before I do,...
Tell all of my children, I'm a-comin' too,...

I'm sometimes up and sometimes down,...
But still my soul feels heaven bound,...

I never been to heaven, but I've been told,...
The streets in heaven are paved with gold,...

The brightest day that ever I saw,...
When Jesus washed my sins away,...

Available in these books:

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Core Songs Edition
100 songs and our acclaimed play-by-ear learning method.
Big Print Songs
Over 200 songs.
Family Tradition
The reference manual, with lyrics to 330 songs.
The first two books feature large-print lyrics (20-point type) and include chords, historical info, jamming hints, and more.

...and on these CDs:

Five CDs, 100 songs. Recordings from the Abbott family and their friends.
Listen to sample tracks.

The MP3 collection has all 100 songs on one CD for a discount. See details.


A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear. http://ToneWay.com