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, 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.
Monday, April 30, 2012
Most Beautiful Cars Of The 1930s And '40s
Over at The Jalopy Journal, there is a great pair of posts ranking great automotive designs from the '30s and 40's (the series also continues into the '50s and '60s). I have to agree with many of the picks, including the 1939 Graham (a/k/a "Sharknose") convertible pictured here.