Earliest recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” discovered

Earliest recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” discovered
September 15, 2016 hennessey

Made in 1894 by African-American singing group the Standard Quartette, this cylinder pre-dates all extant recordings of “Swing Low” by 15 years. Read the full press release about this historic find →

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