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, 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