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.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: I Can't Get Started

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Can't Get Started" by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: That's A Plenty

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "That's A Plenty" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Playlist For March 27, 2019

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

Sunrise Serenade: All Over Nothing At All

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All Over Nothing At All" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, March 26, 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, March 25, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Are You All Reet

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

Friday, March 22, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Painted Rhythm

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

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Swing Low Sweet Chariot

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Playlist For March 20, 2019

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

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of India

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of India" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The Ghost Of Smokey Joe

Today'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

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Smoke Rings

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Smoke Rings" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Playlist For March 13, 2019

The playlist for the March 13, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

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.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: All The Things You Are

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All The Things You Are" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: As Time Goes By

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "As Time Goes By" by Dooley Wilson (a/k/a "Sam" from Casablanca).  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Screamin' Boogie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Screamin' Boogie" by Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Playlist For March 6, 2019

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

Sunrise Serenade: Shoo Shoo Baby

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Shoo Shoo Baby" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Little Jack Frost Get Lost

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Little Jack Frost Get Lost" by Frankie Carle and His Orchestra with Marjorie Hughes on vocals.  Enjoy the video below from YouTube.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Wham (Re-Bop-Boom_Bam)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Wham (Re-Bop-Boom_Bam)" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Freedom Train

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Freedom Train" by Johnny Mercer, Peggy Lee, Benny Goodman, Margaret Whiting, the Pied Pipers & Paul Weston Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.