February 22, 2021
Here are links to additional information on the amazing story of Swing Low Sweet Chariot!
Click the link below to hear the 1909 version by the Jubilee Singers Quartet:
An even earlier recording on a wax cylinder was recently unearthed. Here’s the story: https://www.openculture.com/2018/05/hear-the-recently-discovered-earliest-known-recording-of-swing-low-sweet-chariot-1894.html
Information on Wallace and Minerva Willis: https://aaregistry.org/story/wallace-willis-lyricist-born/