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, July 6, 2016

Vintage Theater, Pharmacy And Lunch Counter In Clinton, TN

Ritz Theatre Hoskins Drug
Mod Betty over at Retro Roadmap came across the Ritz Theatre in Clinton, TN last month.  Just northeast of Knoxville, this 1945 single screen movie theatre is open and showing movies, right next to an operating drug store and lunch counter of similar vintage.

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