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, May 29, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Green Eyes

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Green Eyes" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Christopher Columbus

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Christopher Columbus" by Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Playlist For May 27, 2020

The playlist for the May 27, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "What's The Reason (I'm Not Pleasin' You)" by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Personality

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Personality" by Johnny Mercer.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Coney Island Washboard

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Coney Island Washboard" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Playlist For May 20, 2020

The playlist for the May 20, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Baby, Won't You Please Come Home" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Ain't Misbehavin'

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Ain't Misbehavin'" by Fats Waller.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 15, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: The Jumping Jive

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Jumping Jive" by the Andrews Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Playlist For May 13, 2020



The playlist for the May 13, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Boogie Woogie

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: A Hundred Years From Today

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "A Hundred Years From Today" by Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 11, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: The Lady's In Love With You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Lady's In Love With You" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 8, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Button Up Your Overcoat

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Button Up Your Overcoat" by Johnny Mercer.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Playlist For May 6, 2020

The playlist for the May 6,  2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Shuffle Off To Buffalo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Shuffle Off To Buffalo" by the Boswell Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 4, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: With Plenty Of Money And You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "With Plenty Of Money And You" by Henry Busse and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line