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, March 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Patty Cake Man

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Patty Cake Man" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of The Volga Boatmen

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

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Playlist For March 3, 2021

The playlist for the March 3, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Are You Hep To The Jive?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Are You Hep To The Jive?" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, March 1, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Got A Right To Sing The Blues

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Got A Right To Sing The Blues" by Cab Calloway and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai" by the Merry Macs.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Playlist For February 24, 2021

The playlist for the February 24, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: New San Antonio Rose

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "New San Antonio Rose" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.