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.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

TCM In April

Judy Garland
The Hollywood Revue's monthly preview of programming on Turner Classic Movies is out again, and April promises some great films.  Judy Garland is the Star of the Month, with her movies on Friday nights.  On Monday nights, the spotlight will be on the Best of the Barrymores with films featuring John, Lionel, and Ethel Barrymore.  There is also a series called "From Caligari to Hitler," focusing on films from Germany’s Weimar era, which will run on Wednesday nights starting April 13th.

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