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, May 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Cotton Picker's Congregation

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Cotton Picker's Congregation" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Give Me Some Skin

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Give Me Some Skin" by Lionel Hampton.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ooh Hot Dawg (a/k/a Boogie Blues)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ooh Hot Dawg (a/k/a Boogie Blues)" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra featuring Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Opus One

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Opus One" by Anita O'Day with Gene Krupa and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Truckin'

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Truckin'" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, April 30, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Fiddlin' Joe

 Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Fiddlin' Joe" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Playlist For April 28, 2021

The playlist for the April 28, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Dolores

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Dolores" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line