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, January 23, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Funiculi, Funicula

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Funiculi, Funicula" by The Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Playlist For January 22, 2020

The playlist for the January 22, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: New Year's Eve In A Haunted House

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "New Year's Eve In A Haunted House" by the Raymond Scott Quintet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Nobody's Baby

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Nobody's Baby" by Judy Garland with Bobby Sherwood and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, January 17, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I Want To Learn About Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Want To Learn About Love" by Ella Fitzgerald with the Daydreamers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Oh Lady Be Good

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Oh Lady Be Good" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Playlist For January 15, 2020

The playlist for the January 15, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me" by Phil Harris and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Never No Lament

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Never No Lament" by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, January 13, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: The Continental

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

Friday, January 10, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: A Room With A View

This morning'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

Thursday, January 9, 2020

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.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Playlist For January 8, 2020

The playlist for the January 8, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Slumming On Park Avenue

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Slumming On Park Avenue" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

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 vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, January 3, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Beginning To See The Light

Happy New Year!  This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Beginning To See The Light" by Harry James and His Orchestra with the late Kitty Kallen on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! Playlist For January 1, 2020

The playlist for the January 1, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.