The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Farm Frolics

Fall is always a nice time to go for a drive in the country, where you may see sights like those featured in this 1941 Warner Bros. cartoon.  Topical references include a horse doing an imitation of comedian/dancer/singer Eddie Cantor, and an owl using the slang catchphrase "Who's Yehoodi?"  From the Internet Archive, here is Farm Frolics

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