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, June 1, 2015

Turner Classic Movies In June

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Interesting times at TCM this month, reports The Hollywood Revue.  Every Friday in June and July will be installments in the Summer of Darkness festival, during which TCM will focus on film noir.  The Star of the Month will also be shared, as every Wednesday night will feature a legendary pin-up girl like Rita Hayworth, Betty Grable, Jayne Mansfield or Marilyn Monroe. 

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