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, August 28, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Fifteen Minute Intermission

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Fifteen Minute Intermission" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Playlist For August 26, 2020

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

Sunrise Serenade: Shady Lady Bird

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Shady Lady Bird" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Peggy Lee on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Fence Me In

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Fence Me In" by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Beau Night In Hotchkiss Corner

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Beau Night In Hotchkiss Corner" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the YouTube video.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Shim Sham Shimmy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Shim Sham Shimmy" by the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Playlist For August 19, 2020

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

Sunrise Serenade: Jitterbug

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

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Boogie Woogie Piggy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Boogie Woogie Piggy" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra, with Tex Beneke on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: I Got A Gal In Kalamazoo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Got A Gal In Kalamazoo" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Playlist For August 12, 2020

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

Sunrise Serenade: She's A Great, Great Girl

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "She's A Great, Great Girl" by Hal Kemp and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Old Fashioned Love

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Old Fashioned Love" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 10, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: San Fernando Valley

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "San Fernando Valley" by Roy Rogers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Accordion Joe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Accordion Joe" by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Playlist For August 5, 2020

The playlist for the August 5, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Sugar Blues

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sugar Blues" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Why Don't You Do Right?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Why Don't You Do Right?" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Peggy Lee on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 3, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Let's Get Away From It All

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Let's Get Away From It All" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line