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.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Swing Shift Shuffle Christmas Special

If, like the lad in this 1944 photo from the Library of Congress American Memory Collection:  America from the Great Depression to World War II, you are getting a little fatigued by the last minute holiday hustle, never fear.  Just catch the Swing Shift Shuffle Christmas Special, tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (CST) on WEVL Memphis, 89.9 FM, or for some invigorating Christmas spirit! 

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