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, February 28, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Making Believe

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Making Believe" by Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: A Kiss To Build A Dream On

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "A Kiss To Build A Dream On" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Playlist For February 26, 2020

The playlist for the February 26, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Organ Grinder's Swing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Organ Grinder's Swing" by Bunny Berigan. Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Music Makers

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Music Makers" by Harry James and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Tampico

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tampico" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with June Christy on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, February 21, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Lazy River

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

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Just A Kid Named Joe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Just A Kid Named Joe" by Jan Savitt and His Top Hatters with Bon Bon on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Playlist For February 19, 2020

The playlist for the February 19, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

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

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: The Free And Easy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Free And Easy" by Ed Lloyd and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, February 17, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: My Hat's On The Side Of My Head

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Hat's On The Side Of My Head" by Ray Noble and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, February 14, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: On The Sunny Side Of The Street

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Tea For Two

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tea For Two" 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, February 12, 2020

Playlist For February 12, 2020

The playlist for the February 12, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: All That Meat And No Potatoes

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All That Meat And No Potatoes" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive" by Bing Crosby with the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Whatcha Know, Joe?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Whatcha Know, Joe?" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with the Pied Pipers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Murder, He Says

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Murder, He Says" by the Four Vagabonds.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Playlist For February 5, 2020

The playlist for the February 5, 2020 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, February 4, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Let Me Off Uptown

Today'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.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Reet, Petite And Gone

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Reet, Petite And Gone" by Louis Jordan.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.