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.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Side By Side

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Side By Side" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Your Father's Mustache

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Your Father's Mustache" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Monday, September 26, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: How Many Hearts Have You Broken

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "How Many Hearts Have You Broken" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with Gene Howard on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Friday, September 23, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Thursday, September 22, 2022

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, September 21, 2022

Playlist For September 21, 2022

The playlist for the September 21, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

    

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Nobody's Baby

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Nobody's Baby" by Judy Garland with Bobby Sherwood and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Martha Tilton on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Monday, September 19, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Worry 'Bout Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" by Les Brown and His Orchestra with Miriam Shaw on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Friday, September 16, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I Going Mad For A Pad

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Going Mad For A Pad" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.