Songs of Freedom
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot is a "Song of the Century" as named by the Recording Industry Association of America. It is just one song from a rich, painful, and powerful tradition of music that emerged from slavery. This episode features songs such as Steal Away, Go Down Moses, Follow the Drinking Gourd, and Gospel Train performed by Eric and Leon Bibb, Dave Wall, Ken Whiteley, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops.