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 wevl.org. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
The Savoy Hotel Cocktail Book 1933
Looking for something to raise the standards of beverages at your next bash? Not sure how to mix a Bijou or a Black Velvet? Your troubles are over. Just refer to this 1933 edition of the The Savoy Cocktail Book from the Savoy Hotel in London. How To Be A Retronaut posted 80 pages of these luxurious libations, including some appropriate for "prohibition" countries.