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.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sunrise Serenade: Pecos Bill

Today's Sunrise Serenade, while perhaps not technically "Swing," could fall into the category of "Western Swing," and was definitely popular music in the late 1940's.  It was "Pecos Bill" by Roy Rogers and the Sons of the Pioneers from the 1948 Disney film, Melody Time.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

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