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.

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.