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, May 19, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Nancy Walker on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Playlist For May 18, 2022

The playlist for the May 18, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Doin' The New Low Down

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Doin' The New Low Down" by Cab Calloway and the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Sorry For Myself

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Sorry For Myself" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra, featuring Marion Hutton and Tex Beneke on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Make Believe Ballroom Time

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Make Believe Ballroom Time" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 13, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Organ Grinder's Swing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Organ Grinder's Swing" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Avalon

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Avalon" by Django Reinhardt.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Playlist For May 11, 2022

The playlist for the May 11, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Darn That Dream

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Darn That Dream" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Mildred Bailey on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 10, 2022