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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot - Harmonica Tabs & Lesson

Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Hello! In today's harmonica lesson we'll be playing along to Swing Low, Sweet Chariot using a diatonic harmonica in the key of C. I hope you enjoy the lesson!


Did you know? The date that Swing Low, Sweet Chariot was composed is unknown. The earliest known recording is from 1909 by the Fisk Jubilee Singers of Fisk University.


Here are the tabs to Swing Low, Sweet Chariot:


-3 -2 -3 -2 -2 2 -1

Swing low, sweet cha-ri-o-ot

-2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4 Coming for to carry me home

5 -4 -3 -4 -2 -2 2 -1 Swi-ing low, sweet cha-ri-o-ot

-2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -3// -2 Coming for to carry me home


-3 -4 -2 2 -2 -2 2 -2 -2 -2 2 -1

I looked over Jordan and what did I see-ee -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -4 -4

Coming for to carry me home

-4 5 -4 -3 -3// -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 2 -1

A band of a-an-gels coming after me-ee -2 -2 -2 -2 -3 -3 -3// -2

Coming for to carry me home


Thanks for studying with me today. I hope you enjoyed learning this song!


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