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.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I Want to Rock

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Want to Rock" by Cab Calloway and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Playlist For August 17, 2022

The playlist for the August 17, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea" by the Boswell Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Sunrise Serenade

Today's Sunrise Serenade was actually "Sunrise Serenade" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 15, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I Saw Stars

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Saw Stars" by Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club Quintet of France.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, August 12, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: It's Too Hot For Words

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's Too Hot For Words" by Billie Holiday.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Mr. Five By Five

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Mr. Five By Five" by Freddie Slack and His Orchestra, featuring Ella Mae Morse on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Playlist For August 10, 2022

The playlist for the August 10, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Wacky Dust

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Wacky Dust" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Amapola

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