“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” performed by Joe Carter


Manage episode 214856314 series 1542320
By Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio streamed directly from their servers.
“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” performed by Joe Carter

Joe Carter’s live recording of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” from the On Being episode “Joe Carter — The Spirituals.” These songs were never made available as an album in his lifetime. All tracks were recorded in studio in 2003 with Tom West on piano.

Joe Carter was a singer, performer, teacher, and traveling humanitarian. He performed for more than 25 years in opera and musical theater, portrayed Paul Robeson in a one-man musical, and introduced people around the world to the spiritual. He died of leukemia at age 57, on June 26, 2006.

440 episodes available. A new episode about every 4 days averaging 37 mins duration .