An upbeat party anthem version of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – The Song was premiered at the "Polo Rocks" concert in aid of The Prince's Trust. 1. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" was composed by Wallis Willis, a Choctaw freedman in the old Indian Territory in what is now Choctaw County, near the County seat of Hugo, Oklahoma sometime after 1865. Well, well, well, well, well, well. English singer Ella Eyre released a cover version of the song on 7 September 2015 as a digital download in association with England Rugby, to coincide with the 2015 Rugby World Cup, with the song raising money for England Rugby's All Schools programme. It was adapted from Swing Low, Sweet Chariot ([Traditional]). Well, well, well, well, well, well. [49], Coming into the last match of the 1988 season, against Ireland at Twickenham, England had lost 15 of their previous 23 matches in the Five Nations Championship. [38] His version reached various singles charts, including Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The Jubilee Singers popularized the songs during a tour of the United States and Europe. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is a gospel of Afro American origin inspired by the ascension into the heavens of Prophet Elijah as told in the Bible (2 Kings 2:11). It was also included in the … D G D I looked over Jordan, and what did I see, A7 Comin' for to carry me home. A music video to accompany the release of "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" was first released onto YouTube on 10 September 2015 at a total length of three minutes and ten seconds. "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" and "Swing Down Sweet Chariot Lord And Let Me Ride" aren't the same song. Swing down sweet chariot come And let me ride [Verse] I know somewhere In the big blue sky There's a chariot coming for me I need to take a ride … Popularised by the Golden Gate Quartet in the 1940s, it was recorded by Elvis Presley for his 1960 album His Hand in Mine then re-recorded for his 1969 film The Trouble with Girls. It reached number 15 on the chart, selling 200,000 copies. 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Calm and easy I've got a home on the other side. To ensure you receive the best experience on LifeWay.com, we use cookies to process information about your visit. For the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, all-girl group Our Lady Muse (O.L.M) released an England Rugby World Cup Song. [48] It became associated with the English national side, in particular, in 1988. [61] The England national rugby union team returned from the 2003 Rugby World Cup triumph in Australia on a plane dubbed "Sweet Chariot".[62]. … PLAY FULL SONG. Well, well, well, well, well, well. Pink Floyd's 1977 song, "Sheep", written by Roger Waters, makes reference to the song with the lyrics, "I've looked over Jordan and I have seen, things are not what they seem". Swing Down Sweet Chariot. 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