4 pages | PDF | 778.6 KBSwing Low, Sweet Chariot is an African-American Spiritual composed by an unknown author and arranged by Joel K. Boyd. This traditional song is in the key of G Major and E Minor and consists of 39 measures. It features a classic call-and-response vocal style, where the lead singers sing the main melody of the song and the other singers reply with a vocal refrain. The song is an uplifting and joyful spiritual that celebrates freedom and overcoming struggles. The lyrics tell of a spiritual journey to the Promised Land and the triumphant chorus of "Swing low, sweet chariot, coming for to carry me home".