Lomax asks Hall what the words of spirituals mean to her. She answers that the meaning of the words is very important."Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is about the ease of a Christian death, when one's "soul goes softly to God."
Songs--United States--19th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: photo of two Caucasian male performers in blackface, one is dressed as a female; ""sung by Charles E. Foreman with J. H. Haverly's Minstrels"" - ""Musical Supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Oct. 9, 1898""