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Sweet Chariot

Traditional Spiritual

4:4 Key:G

Starts with the chorus. The first chorus is sung as a solo with a solo accompaniment.

Swing [G]low, sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
Swing [G]low, sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.

All play together from this point onwards. First line and third line of each verse sung as a solo. Everybody joins in on the second and fourth lines.

I [G]looked over Jordan, and [C]what did I [G]see,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
A [G]band of angels [C]comin' after [G]me,
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.
all chorus's sung as call and response. Soloist sings the first 'Swing Low', evrybody else sings the second 'Swing Low' (the one in brackets) and everybody joins in for 'Sweet Chariot'.

Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.


I If [G]you get there be[C]fore I [G]do,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
I Just [G]tell my friends that [C]I'm a comin' [G]too.
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.

Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.


I I'm [G]sometimes up and [C]sometimes [G]down,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
I But [G]still my soul feels [C]heavenly [G]bound.
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.

Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to carry me [D7]home.
Swing [G]low, (swing low) sweet [C]char[G]iot,
Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.

Comin' for to [D7]carry me [G]home.



Added or amended 30th July 2015
Reproduced soley for
educational purposes


Soprano/Concert/Tenor Ukulele Chords
right handed
G















C















D7