VIDEO: The history of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Date published: June 21 2020

Josephine Wright, Professor of Music and Black Studies at The College of Wooster (Ohio) joins Rupert Cox (Sky Sports) to discuss the origin of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, giving a fascinating insight into the song.

Speaking on Sky’s The Rugby Union Show, Wright explains the history, meaning and possible future of the song.

Her views are worth a watch for rugby fans to gain a greater understanding on what’s a hot topic at the moment.