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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Pete Seeger - American Favorite Ballads (CD)

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  1. Pete Seeger. Peter "Pete" Seeger (born May 3, ) is an iconic American folk singer. A fixture on nationwide radio in the s, he also had a string of hit records during the early s as a member of The Weavers, most notably their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene", which topped the charts for 13 weeks in
  2. It's similarity to a photograph album caused it to be referred to as a "record album." Later, of course, counterparts on /3rpm were also by extension called "albums," and even later, compact discs were loosely called "albums." The early Mercury albums used the prefix "A-" for "album.".
  3. Recorded during the heart of the great "folk song revival" of the s and 60s, Seeger's American Favorite Ballads was and is a classic series of albums. This CD is the first in a series of Ballad reissues, and essential for any fan of American folk music to own/5(58).
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Microgroove Vinyl release of American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 3 on Discogs/5(4).
  5. American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1 1. John Henry 2. Shenandoah 3. Blue-Tailed Fly (Jimmie Crack Corn) 4. Black Girl 5. Skip to My Lou 6. The Big Rock Candy Mountain 7. Clementine 8. Yankee Doodle 9. Home on the Range John Brown's Body Goodnight, Irene Swing Low, Sweet Chariot 2 /5(58).
  6. 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 comin' after me, Comin' for to carry me home. (Chorus) If you get there before I do, Comin' for to carry me home, Tell all my friends I'm comin' too.
  7. The discs were originally released by Moses Asch 's Folkways Records as individual LPs between 19(in all, Seeger recorded some 40 albums for Folkways between and ), and Smithsonian Folkways reshuffled and reissued them as stand-alone CDs in the digital era, but put together like this, they make a grand and sweeping survey of the songs America has been singing 9/
  8. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for American Favorite Ballads - Pete Seeger on AllMusic - Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for American Favorite Ballads - Pete Seeger on AllMusic - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Traditional. Pete Seeger. Spotify Amazon:
  9. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Steal Away To Jesus", standard Gospel tunes, were written by Wallis Willis, a former slave in the old Choctaw Nation of southeastern Oklahoma. Alexander Reid, a minister at a Choctaw boarding school after the Civil War, transcribed the words and melodies and sent the music to the Jubilee Singers of Fisk.

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