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, June 19, 2020

Sunrise Serenade: Juneteenth Jamboree

Like yesterday, this morning's Sunrise Serenade had not yet clearly played in my brain before I remembered the date, at which point "Juneteenth Jamboree" by Louis Jordan and His Tympani Five popped into my head.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

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