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 tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Bolero At The Savoy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Bolero At The Savoy" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Playlist For September 19, 2018

The playlist for the September 19, 2018 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: All The Cats Join In

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All The Cats Join In" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Swinging On A Star

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Swinging On A Star" by Bing Crosby.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, September 14, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: The Booglie Wooglie Piggy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Booglie Wooglie Piggy" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Whatcha Gonna Do When There Ain't No Swing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Whatcha Gonna Do When There Ain't No Swing?" by Frank Froeba and His Swing Band featuring Bunny Berigan on trumpet and Midge Williams on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: I Found My Yellow Basket

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Found My Yellow Basket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, September 10, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat" by the Ink Spots.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: I Hadn't Anyone Till You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Hadn't Anyone Till You" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Honeysuckle Rose

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Honeysuckle Rose" by the Spirits of Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Playlist For September 5, 2018

The playlist for the September 5, 2018 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: And The Angels Sing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "And The Angels Sing" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Martha Tilton on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sunrise Serenade: Are You Hep To The Jive

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Are You Hep To The Jive?" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube