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Thread #97553   Message #1920752
Posted By: Azizi
28-Dec-06 - 04:34 PM
Thread Name: Religious Train & Chariot Songs
Subject: Lyr Add: SWING DOWN CHARIOT
Thanks to Google [?!], I found this Mudcat thread Lyr Add: 'CHARIOT' SPIRITUALS

Here's the words to an uptempo spiritual that I learned as a child in the 1950s {Atlantic City, New Jersey}

SWING DOWN CHARIOT
Swing down chariot, Lord *
and let me ride.
Swing down chariot Lord
and let me ride,
Oohh
rock me Lord.
rock me Lord.
calm and easy.
I've got ah home {I've got a home}
I've got ah home {I've got a home}
I've got ah home on the other side.

-snip-

* Actually I sang "swing that chariot" but I believe that the correct words are "swing down chariot".

Unfortunately, I can't remember any verses that go with that song, and I haven't found a video or audio clip of it.