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.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Playlist For December 25, 2019 - Christmas Special Part 2

The playlist for the December 25, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Christmas Special Part 2 - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Merry Christmas!

We here at the SSS would like to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!  We like to watch classic Christmas movies (Scrooge, It's A Wonderful Life, The Bishop's Wife, Miracle On 34th Street, etc.) leading up to the holiday, but with everything going on, it is sometimes difficult.  So this year, I was searching around for a shorter film, and stumbled across this wonderful gem from Warner Bros. in 1945 on YouTube.  I had never seen nor heard of it before, but it has now become part of our holiday tradition.  It packs a lot into its 21 minute run time.  Enjoy!

Friday, December 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: White Christmas

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.com.

I'll be taking some time off for the holidays, but I'll be back in January.  Meanwhile, join me at WEVL 89.9 FM or wevl.org on December 25, 2019 for Part 2 of the Swing Shift Shuffle Christmas Special, and on January 1, 2020 to greet the New Year!

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Silver Bells

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Silver Bells" by Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Playlist For December 18, 2019 - Christmas Special Part 1

The playlist for the December 18, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Christmas Special Part 1 - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: The Nutcracker Suite & SSS Christmas Special Part 1 Tonight!

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Nutcracker Suite" by Les Brown and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.
  
Tonight, the SSS will present Part 1 of its Christmas Special, with nothing but Christmas and Holiday music.  Part 2 will air on Christmas Day.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Christmas Medley

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Christmas Medley" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Monday, December 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Let It Snow, Let it Snow, Let It Snow" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, December 13, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: What Will Santa Claus Say?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "What Will Santa Claus Say?" by Louis Prima and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jingle Bells

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

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Playlist For December 11, 2019

The playlist for the December 11, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: My Heart Belongs To Daddy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Heart Belongs To Daddy" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I Want You For Christmas

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Want You For Christmas" by Dick Robertson and his Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Makin' Whoopee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Makin' Whoopee" by Eddie Cantor.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Playlist For December 4, 2019

The playlist for the December 4, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Playlist For November 27, 2019

The playlist for the November 27, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Happy Feet

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Happy Feet" by Horace Henderson and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jitterbug

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Jitterbug" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, November 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Riffin' The Scotch

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Riffin' The Scotch" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of The Volga Boatmen

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of The Volga Boatmen" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I Gotta Have My Baby Back

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Gotta Have My Baby Back" by Ella Fitzgerald with the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Playlist For November 20, 2019

The playlist for the November 20, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Moonlight Saving Time

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Moonlight Saving Time" by Dick Robertson.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade Jukebox Saturday Night

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Jukebox Saturday Night" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: What Have You Got That Gets Me?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "What Have You Got That Gets Me?" by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra with Martha Tilton on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: My Gal Mezzanine

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "My Gal Mezzanine" by Cleo Brown.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Playlist For November 13, 2019 - Fall Pledge Drive Special: Sisterhood of Swing

The playlist for the November 13, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - 2019 Fall Pledge Drive Special:  Sisterhood of Swing - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Fall Pledge Drive Special Tonight: Sisterhood of Swing!

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Tonight's Swing Shift Shuffle Fall Pledge Drive Special will be "Sisterhood of Swing," featuring all women orchestras, bandleaders, instrumentalists and arrangers, as well as vocalists.  Artists include the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Cleo Brown and Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears.  Tune in for the music, and make a pledge to show your support for WEVL and the SSS
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Sunrise Serenade: Deacon Jones

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Deacon Jones" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Bob White

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Bob White" by Bing Crosby and Connie Boswell.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, November 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Paper Moon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Paper Moon" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, November 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Me And Brother Bill

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Me And Brother Bill" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive" by Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Playlist For November 6, 2019

The playlist for the November 6, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: My Guy's Come Back

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Guy's Come Back" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Liza Morrow on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Comes Love

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Comes Love" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: At The Woodchopper's Ball

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "At The Woodchopper's Ball" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, November 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Ti-Pi-Tin

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ti-Pi-Tin" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jumping At The Woodside

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Jumping At The Woodside" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Playlist For October 30, 2019

The playlist for the October 30, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Halloween Special - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: It's Been So Long

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's Been So Long" by Bunny Berigan and His Boys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Mean To Me

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Mean To Me" by Annette Hanshaw.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)" by Les Brown and His Orchestra with Doris Day on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, October 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Music, Maestro, Please

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Music, Maestro, Please" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Git Along

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Git Along" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Nobody's Sweetheart

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Nobody's Sweetheart" by the Spirits of Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Long About Midnight

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Long About Midnight" by Louis Prima and His Gang.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, October 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jamaica Shout

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jamaica Shout" by Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Exactly Like You

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Exactly Like You" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Playlist For October 9, 2019

The playlist for the October 9, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Stay As Sweet As You Are

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Stay As Sweet As You Are" by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Fence Me In

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Fence Me In" by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Pomton Turnpike

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Pomton Turnpike" by Louis Jordan and His Tympani Five.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down" by Jimmie Lunceford.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Playlist For October 2, 2019

The playlist for the October 2, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Pop Goes The Weasel

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Pop Goes The Weasel" by the Merry Macs.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Roly Poly

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Roly Poly" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, September 30, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jamaica Mon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jamaica Mon" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Tico Tico

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tico Tico" by the Andrews Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'll Get By

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I'll Get By" by Harry James and His Orchestra with Dick Haymes on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Playlist For September 25, 2019

The playlist for the September 25, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Old Fashioned Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Old Fashioned Love" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Tarzan Of Harlem

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tarzan Of Harlem" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Maybe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Maybe" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Playlist For September 18, 2019

The playlist for the September 18, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Blue Skies

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blue Skies" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Art Lund on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Pistol Packin' Mama

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Pistol Packin' Mama" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Git Along

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Git Along" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, September 13, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Beginning To See The Light

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Beginning To See The Light" by Harry James and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Playlist For September 11, 2019

The playlist for the September 11, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Walkin' My Baby Back Home

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" by Louis Armstrong.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Buttermilk Sky

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Buttermilk Sky" by Hoagy Carmichael.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, September 9, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Fifty-Second Street

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Fifty-Second Street" by Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Playlist For September 4, 2019

The playlist for the September 4, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Deep Purple

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Deep Purple" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: After You've Gone

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "After You've Gone" by the Kordt Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Sweet Georgia Brown

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sweet Georgia Brown" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Oh Babe!

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Oh Babe!" by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Playlist For August 28, 2019

The playlist for the August 28, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: After You've Gone

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "After You've Gone" by the Benny Goodman Quartet from the 1946 Walt Disney film, Make Mine Music.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Monday, August 26, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Did You Mean It?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Did You Mean It?" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: New San Antonio Rose

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "New San Antonio Rose" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: From Monday On

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "From Monday On" by Ella Logan and the Spirits of Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Playlist For August 21, 2019

The playlist for the August 21, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

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.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Lovesick Blues

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Lovesick Blues" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Broadway Rhythm

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Broadway Rhythm" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: London Rhythm

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "London Rhythm" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'll Never Say Never Again

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I'll Never Say Never Again" by Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Playlist For August 14, 2019

The playlist for the August 14, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Swing For Sale

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing For Sale" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Cherry

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Cherry" by Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Playlist For August 7, 2019

The playlist for the August 7, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Begin The Beguine

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Begin The Beguine" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!" by the Andrews Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Just A Gigalo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Just A Gigalo" by Louis Prima and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Hot Toddy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Hot Toddy" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Gonna Be A Bad Girl

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Gonna Be A Bad Girl" by Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra with "Wee" Bonnie Baker on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.


Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Playlist For July 31, 2019

The playlist for the July 31, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: What Is This Thing Called Love?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "What Is This Thing Called Love?" by Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: No Sense

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "No Sense" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, July 29, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Too Marvelous For Words

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Too Marvelous For Words" by Bing Crosby with JImmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, July 26, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Johnson Rag

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Johnson Rag" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Playlist For July 24, 2019

The playlist for the July 24, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Moanin' Low"

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Moanin' Low" by Annette Hanshaw.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Waiting For The Train To Come In

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Waiting For The Train To Come In" by Peggy Lee.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, July 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Song Is Ended

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Song Is Ended" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, July 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Two Little Squirrels (Nuts To You)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Two Little Squirrels (Nuts To You)" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Is That Religion?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Is That Religion?" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Playlist For July 17, 2019

The playlist for the July 17, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye" by the Boswell Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: It's The Talk Of The Town

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "It's The Talk Of The Town" by Connie Boswell.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, July 15, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Walkin' This Town

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Walkin' This Town" by the Spirits of Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Flat Foot Floogie

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Flat Foot Floogie" by the Mills Brothers with Louis Armstrong.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: London Bridge Is Falling Down

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "London Bridge Is Falling Down" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Playlist For July 10, 2019

The playlist for the July 10, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Amen

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Amen" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: This Is The Army, Mr. Jones

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "This Is The Army, Mr. Jones" by Hal McIntyre and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Playlist For July 3, 2019

The playlist for the July 3, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Independence Day Special - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Cross Patch

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Cross Patch" by Alice Faye.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Live Music At The Lindy Hop Saturday

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From the Red Hot Lindy Hop:

Come join us July 6th for LIVE MUSIC as Jeremy Shrader’s Hot Memphis Five will provide the sultry swingin’ tunes for our July swing dance! A beginner friendly lesson teaching basic lindy hop starts at 6 p.m. followed by our dance 7-9 p.m. $10 gets you in the door; full bar. No partner or experience necessary.

Sunrise Serenade: My Blue Heaven

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "My Blue Heaven" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Five O'Clock Whistle

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Five O'Clock Whistle" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Marion Hutton on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Avalon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Avalon" by the Benny Goodman Quartet.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Whoa Babe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Whoa Babe" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.



Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Playlist For June 26, 2019

The playlist for the June 26, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Brother, Can You Spare A Dime

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime" by Phil Harris and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Dinah

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Dinah" by Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Sugar Moon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sugar Moon" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Swing Down Chariot

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing Down Chariot" by the Golden Gate Quartet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Playlist For June 19, 2019

The playlist for the June 19, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Move It Over

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Move It Over" by the Four Vagabonds.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: F.D.R. Jones

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "F.D.R. Jones" by Judy Garland.  Enjoy the video from YouTube


Monday, June 17, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: When I Take My Sugar To Tea

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "When I Take My Sugar To Tea" by Fred Rich and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 14, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Jump Session

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jump Session" by Charlie Barnett and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Little Curly Hair In A High Chair

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Little Curly Hair In A High Chair" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Playlist For June 12, 2019

The playlist for the June 12, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Riff Time

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Riff Time" by Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I Wonder Who Made Rhythm

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Wonder Who Made Rhythm" by Valaida Snow.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, June 10, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Cherokee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Cherokee" by Charlie Barnett and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Crazy Rhythm

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Crazy Rhythm" by Harry James.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The General Jumped At Dawn

Today's Sunrise Serenade was (appropriately enough for the 75th anniversary of D-Day) "The General Jumped At Dawn" by the Charioteers, who served as the chorus group for Bing Crosby's radio show from 1942-46.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Playlist For June 5, 2019

The playlist for the June 5, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai" by the Merry Macs.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Amapola

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Amapola" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 24, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Stay With The Happy People

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Stay With The Happy People" by Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Straighten Up And Fly Right

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Straighten Up And Fly Right" by the Nat King Cole Trio.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Playlist For May 22, 2019

The playlist for the May 22, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Confucius Say

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Confucius Say" by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: A Room With A View

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "A Room With A View" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Arkansas Traveler

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Arkansas Traveler" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Huckleberry Duck

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Huckleberry Duck" by Raymond Scott.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Rip Van Winkle

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Rip Van Winkle" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Playlist For May 15, 2019

The playlist for the May 15, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Jeepers Creepers

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jeepers Creepers" by Bert Ambrose and His Orchestra with Evelyn Dall on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Patty Cake Man

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Patty Cake Man" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 13, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: This Time It's Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "This Time It's Love" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Red Hot Lindy Hop Dance Tomorrow Night


Just a reminder, the Red Hot Lindy Hop has kindly invited me to DJ at their monthly swing dance tomorrow night, May 11, 2019.  Free dance lesson from 6-7 p.m., and then swing dancing until 9.  Hope to see you there!   

Sunrise Serenade: Savoy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Savoy" by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Call The Police

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Call The Police" Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Swing Is The Thing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing Is The Thing" by Valaida Snow.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: My Baby Likes To Bebop

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "My Baby Likes To Bebop" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Playlist For May 1, 2019

The playlist for the May 1, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Sugar

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sugar" by Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holliday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Red Hot Lindy Hop Guest DJ On May 11: ME!


Being the compassionate and soft-hearted folks they are, the Red Hot Lindy Hop has kindly decided to indulge my behavior by inviting me to DJ at their monthly swing dance on May 11, 2019.  Hope to see you there!   

Sunrise Serenade: Straighten Up And Fly Right

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Straighten Up And Fly Right" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Can't You Read Between The Lines?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Can't You Read Between The Lines?" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Jean Cromwell on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: A Tisket A Tasket

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "A Tisket A Tasket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb and His Orchesta.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Let Me Off Uptown

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Let Me Off Uptown" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra featuring Anita O'Day on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Fare Thee Well Deacon Jones

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Fare Thee Well Deacon Jones" by Lucky Millinder.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Louise

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Louise" by Django Reinhardt.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Playlist For April 17, 2019 Pledge Drive Special: Happy 100th!

The playlist for the April 17, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle Pledge Drive Special:  Happy 100th! has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Spring Pledge Drive Special: Happy 100th!

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The Swing Shift Shuffle Spring Pledge Drive Special is TONIGHT, and we are wishing a Happy 100th Birthday to the artists of the Swing Era who were born in 1919.  Music from Nat King Cole, Anita O'Day, Marion Hutton, Israel Crosby and more!  Tune in tonight at 6:00 p.m. Central, say Happy Birthday, and make a pledge to support the home of the SSS, WEVL FM 89.9
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Sunrise Serenade: The Ghost Of Smokey Joe

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Ghost Of Smokey Joe" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: How Come?

Although reported a bit late, today's Sunrise Serenade was "How Come?" by Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, April 15, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: It's A Long Way To Tipperary

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" by Ella Logan and the Spirits of Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Sing An Old Fashioned Song

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sing An Old Fashioned Song" by Red McKenzie and His Rhythm Kings.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Imagination

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Imagination" by Dinah Shore.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Playlist For April 10, 2019

The playlist for the April 10, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Sleepy Time Gal

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Sleepy Time Gal" by Edmond Hall and His Quartet with Teddy Wilson.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, April 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: As Long As I Live

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "As Long As I Live" by the Spirits of Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line