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, November 18, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Can't Get Stuff In Your Cuff

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Can't Get Stuff In Your Cuff" by the Four Vagabonds.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

 

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Avalon

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Stompin' At The Savoy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Stompin' At The Savoy" by Benny Goodman.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Opus One

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

Monday, November 14, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Stop! It's Wonderful

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Stop! It's Wonderful" by Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra with Bonnie Baker on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, November 10, 2022

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, November 9, 2022

Playlist For November 9, 2022

The playlist for the November 9, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

         

Sunrise Serenade: Kickin' The Gong Around

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

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Monday, November 7, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Blues In The Night

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blues In The Night" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.   Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.