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 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 If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: San Fernando Valley

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


Friday, April 12, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Singing In The Bathtub

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Singing In The Bathtub" by Gracie Fields.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Playlist For April 10, 2024

The playlist for the April 10, 2024 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.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Monday, April 8, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Loveless Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Loveless Love" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Friday, April 5, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Try A Little Tenderness

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Try A Little Tenderness" by Ruth Etting.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Heartaches

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Heartaches" by Al Bowlly.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Crazy People

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Crazy People" by the Boswell Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.