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 23, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Keep Laughing, Keep Smiling, Be Happy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Keep Laughing, Keep Smiling, Be Happy" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video below from YouTube.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Right Or Wrong

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Right Or Wrong" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Fall Break

I'm taking a little time off for Fall Break, but I'll be back in a little while.  In the meantime, keep listening to the Swing Shift Shuffle on WEVL.    

Friday, October 9, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Are You All Reet

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

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Straighten Up And Fly Right

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Straighten Up And Fly Right" by the Nat King Cole Trio.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Playlist For October 7, 2020

The playlist for the October 7, 2020 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: The Trolley Song

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Trolley Song" by Judy Garland.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: You Turned The Tables On Me

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "You Turned The Tables On Me" by Ella Fitzgerald and the Daydreamers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, October 5, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Limehouse Blues

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

Friday, October 2, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Flying Home

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Flying Home" by Lionel Hampton and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: The Boston Tea Party

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Boston Tea Party" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line