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.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Much Ado About Mutton

This encore from 2011 is a Famous Studios production from 1947 featuring a nice swing/jive vibe.  A wolf dresses up as "Little Boy Blue," and blows his horn to catch some jitterbugging lambs, who are saved by their hip uncle, the "black sheep" of the family.  From the Internet Archive, here is Much Ado About Mutton.

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