The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Spirituals, Etc.: "Let
Identifier: e_utfc_0614
Title: Negro Spirituals, Etc.: "Let's Farm in Texas"
Description: African-American spiritual sung without accompaniment. Parody on African-American spiritual "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot"; pseudo-folksong: (composed by state demonstration agent, Mrs. Emmie V. Hunter, to propagandize crop diversification). First line: "Swing low, sweet chariot..."
City: Seguin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/07
Creator: The Original Four (singers); Hunter, Emmie V. (composer)
Contributor: Owens, William A. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 3 minutes, 43 seconds