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 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 If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Monday, December 31, 2012

January Turner Classic Movies Preview

As we approach the end of 2012, The Hollywood Revue serves up its monthly preview of movies on TCM in January 2013.  Loretta Young is the star of the month, in honor of her 100th birthday, with her films on Thursdays.  Tuesday nights will feature movies about large scale robberies, and TCM will celebrate Danny Kaye's 100th birthday on January 20 with 24 hours of his films. 

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