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.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: The General Jumped At Dawn

Today's Sunrise Serenade was (appropriately enough for the 75th anniversary of D-Day) "The General Jumped At Dawn" by the Charioteers, who served as the chorus group for Bing Crosby's radio show from 1942-46.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

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