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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

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A Spiritual

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is a traditional African-American spiritual. With additional gestures and movements, it is a common bawdy hymn in Hash House Harrier and Rugby circles around the world.

The Music
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
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The Song
The song in this book which is sung to the tune of
"
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"

  1. Hash Hymn / Swing Low

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Chorus:
Swing low, sweet chariot,
Comin' for to carry me home;
Swing low, sweet chariot,
Comin' for to carry me home.

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

If you get to heaven before I do,
Comin' for to carry me home;
Just tell all my friends that I'm a-coming too,
Comin' for to carry me home.

I'm sometimes up and sometimes down,
Comin' for to carry me home;
But still my soul feels heavenly bound,
Comin' for to carry me home.

I've never been to heaven, but I've been told,
Comin' for to carry me home;
That the streets in heaven are paved with gold,
Comin' for to carry me home.