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, April 10, 2017

How Many Guys Can You Fit In A '32 Ford?

This photo, posted on Rivet Head, reminded me of a scene from All the Cats Join In, a 1946 Disney animated short featuring Benny Goodman and his Orchestra.  Everyone hopped into an overloaded hot rod and rode to the malt shop to listen to the juke box and jitterbug. 

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