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.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: It Had To Be You

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "It Had To Be You" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, February 26, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Dipsy Doodle

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Dipsy Doodle" by the Golden Gate Quartet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

 

Friday, February 23, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Makin' Whoopee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Makin' Whoopee" by Eddie Cantor.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

 

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Goody Goodbye

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Goody Goodbye" by Dolly Dawn and Her Dawn Patrol.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Playlist For February 21, 2024

The playlist for the February 21, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

                                                                      

Sunrise Serenade: Billy-A-Dick

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Billy-A-Dick" by Hoagy Carmichael.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Safe, Sane And Single

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Safe, Sane And Single" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, February 19, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Stone Cold Dead In The Market

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was that tribute to marital bliss known as "Stone Cold Dead In The Market" by Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Friday, February 16, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Checkin' Out, Goombye

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Checkin' Out, Goombye" by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Playlist For February 14, 2024

The playlist for the February 14, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.