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 wevl.org. 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 tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Playlist For December 29, 2021 - New Year's Special

The playlist for the December 29, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - 2021 New Year's Special - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Saturday, December 25, 2021

Merry Christmas!

 

From everyone here at the SSS. 

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Playlist For December 22, 2021 - Christmas Special

The playlist for the December 22, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - 2021 Christmas Special - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Holiday Break

 

I'm taking a break to finish up preparations for the holidays, but don't miss the Swing Shift Shuffle Christmas Special this Wednesday night at 6 p.m. CST on WEVL FM 89.9 or wevl.org.  

Friday, December 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The First Snowfall

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The First Snowfall" by Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Yam

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Yam" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Playlist For December 15, 2021

The playlist for the December 15, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: An Old Fashioned Tree

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "An Old Fashioned Tree" by Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Monday, December 13, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Let It Snow, Let it Snow, Let It Snow

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Let It Snow, Let it Snow, Let It Snow" by Woody Herman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, December 10, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Take To You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Take To You" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Little Brown Jug

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Little Brown Jug" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Playlist For December 8, 2021

The playlist for the December 8, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Blues In The Night

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blues In The Night" by Benny Goodman and His Sextet with Peggy Lee on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Monday, December 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Blue Skies

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blue Skies" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Art Lund on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, December 3, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tavelin' Man

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tavelin' Man" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Playlist For December 1, 2021

The playlist for the December 1, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Red Hot Gal Of Mine

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Red Hot Gal Of Mine" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: When It's Christmas On The Range

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "When It's Christmas On The Range" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, November 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Get With It

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Get With It" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

We here at the SSS wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving, and a very safe holiday season.  

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Playlist For November 24, 2021

The playlist for the November 24, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Taking A Pre-Holiday Break

 

I'll be taking a break this week to take care of some things and prepare for the holidays, but the show will go on, and I'll be back posting after Thanksgiving.  

Friday, November 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: You're The Cream In My Coffee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "You're The Cream In My Coffee" by Nat King Cole.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Playlist For November 17, 2021

The playlist for the November 17, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Jukebox Saturday Night

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jukebox Saturday Night" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Mutiny In The Nursery

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Mutiny In The Nursery" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I'll See You In My Dreams

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'll See You In My Dreams" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, November 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Special Delivery

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Special Delivery" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Playlist For November 10, 2021

The playlist for the November 10, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Saint Louis Blues March

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Saint Louis Blues March" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Rose Room

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Rose Room" by the Benny Goodman Sextet.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Skylark

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Skylark" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, November 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Headless Horseman

Just a bit late for Halloween, but why not?  This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Headless Horseman" by Bing Crosby from the 1949 Disney film, The Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tiger Rag

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tiger Rag" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Playlist For November 3, 2021

The playlist for the November 3, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: You Took Advantage Of Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "You Took Advantage Of Me" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Viper Mad

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Viper Mad" by Noble Sisser's Swingsters featuring Sidney Bechet on soprano sax.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, October 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Bob White

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Bob White" by Bing Crosby and Connie Boswell.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Nightmare

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Nightmare" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Playlist For October 27, 2021

The playlist for the October 27, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle Halloween Special has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: I Found A New Baby

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Found A New Baby" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Your Feet's Too Big

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Your Feet's Too Big" by Fats Waller.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: On The Sunny Side Of The Street

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I'll Be Around

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I'll Be Around" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Playlist For October 20, 2021 - Fall Pledge Drive Special: Off The Charts 1941

The playlist for the October 20, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Fall Pledge Drive Special:  Off the Charts 1941 - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

SSS Pledge Drive Special: Off The Charts 1941

Join me tonight for the Swing Shift Shuffle Fall Pledge Drive Special:  Off the Charts 1941.  All the songs tonight will be drawn from the Popular Music charts in the October 25, 1941 issue of The Billboard magazine.  Tune in, listen, enjoy some blasts from the past, and show your support for the home of the SSS, WEVL Memphis.  

Sunrise Serenade: Deep In A Dream

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Deep In A Dream" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Red Sails In The Sunset

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Red Sails In The Sunset" by Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, October 18, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Flying Home

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Flying Home" by Ella Fitzgerald with Vic Schoen.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, October 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Massachusetts

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Massachusetts" by Anita O'Day with Gene Krupa and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Barrelhouse Bessie From Basin Street

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Barrelhouse Bessie From Basin Street" by the Gene Krupa Orchestra with Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Playlist For October 5, 2021

The playlist for the October 5, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Swing Me With Rhythm

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Swing Me With Rhythm" by Louis Prima and His New Orleans Gang.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Avalon

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Avalon" by Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Love With A Capital U

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Love With A Capital U" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, October 1, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sunbonnet Blue And A Little Straw Hat

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sunbonnet Blue And A Little Straw Hat" by Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holiday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sometimes I'm Happy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Sometimes I'm Happy" by Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Playlist For September 29, 2021

The playlist for the September 29, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: I Hear Music

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Hear Music" by Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Capriciousness #24

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Capriciousness #24" by the New Friends of Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Christopher Columbus

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Christopher Columbus" by Fletcher Henderson and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Quiet Please

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Quiet Please" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Alligator Crawl

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Alligator Crawl" by Les Brown and His Blue Devils.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Playlist For September 22, 2021

The playlist for the September 22, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea" by the Boswell Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: King Porter Stomp

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "King Porter Stomp" by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Some Of These Days

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Some Of These Days" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Get Around Much Anymore

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" by the Ink Spots.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Uncle Sammy, Here I Am

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Uncle Sammy, Here I Am" by Clarence Williams' Blue Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, September 10, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Paper Doll

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Paper Doll" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Be Like A Kettle And Sing

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Be Like A Kettle And Sing" by Vera Lynn.  Enjoy this YouTube video clip from the 1942 film We'll Meet Again.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Playlist For September 8, 2021

The playlist for the September 8, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Exactly Like You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Exactly Like You" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Want The Waiter (With The Water)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Want The Waiter (With The Water)" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Poor Simple Simon

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Poor Simple Simon" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Playlist For September 1, 2021

The playlist for the September 1, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Sing Me A Swing Song (And Let Me Dance)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sing Me A Swing Song (And Let Me Dance)" by Chick Webb and His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Green Eyes

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Green Eyes" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 30, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Mutiny In The Nursery

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Mutiny In The Nursery" by Paul Whiteman and His Swing Band.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, August 27, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Downhearted Blues

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Downhearted Blues" by Mildred Bailey and Her Alley Cats.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Peace, Brother

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Peace, Brother" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Mildred Bailey on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Playlist For August 25, 2021

The playlist for the August 25, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: My Old Flame

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "My Old Flame" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Peggy Lee on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: It's Been So Long

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "It's Been So Long" by Bunny Berigan and His Boys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 23, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Dinah

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Dinah" by the Benny Goodman Quartet.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, August 20, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Rock It For Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Rock It For Me" by Chick Webb and His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Playlist For August 18, 2021

The playlist for the August 18, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Tabby The Cat

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tabby The Cat" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Patience And Fortitude

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Patience And Fortitude" by Valaida Snow with The Ali Baba Trio.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Riffin' The Scotch

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Riffin' The Scotch" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree" by the Andrews Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Cash For Your Trash

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Cash For Your Trash" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Playlist For August 11, 2021

The playlist for the August 11, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ac-cent-tchu-ate The Positive" by Johnny Mercer and the Pied Pipers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sing You Sinners

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Sing You Sinners" by Leonard Joy's High Hatters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Right Or Wrong

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Right Or Wrong" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, August 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Solo Flight

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Solo Flight" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: You're A Lucky Guy

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "You're A Lucky Guy" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Playlist For August 4, 2021

The playlist for the August 4, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Indian Summer

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Indian Summer" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Ray Eberle on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Elmer's Tune

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Elmer's Tune" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, August 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Making Believe

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Making Believe" by Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Friday, July 23, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Peckin'

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Peckin'" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bing Crosby on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Posin'

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Posin'" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Playlist For July 21, 2021

The playlist for the July 21, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Old Man Of The Mountain

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Old Man Of The Mountain" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: You Gotta Ho-De-Ho (To Get Along With Me)

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "You Gotta Ho-De-Ho (To Get Along With Me)" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, July 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Begin The Beguine

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Begin The Beguine" by Artie Shaw.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, July 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Rockin' Rollers Jubilee

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Rockin' Rollers Jubilee" by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra with Jayne Dover on vocal.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Back In The Swing At The Rumba Room

Swing Dance Memphis presents its weekly Swing Dance every Friday night at the Rumba Room.  There is a beginner lesson from 7:00-7:30 p.m., followed by social dancing from 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $5 ($3 w/student ID), plus $2 on live band nights.  More info at Swing Dance Memphis and Swing Dance Memphis (@swingmemphis).

Sunrise Serenade: Put That Down In Writing

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Put That Down In Writing" by Jan Savitt and His Top Hatters with Bon Bon on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen on YouTube Music

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Playlist For July 14, 2021

The playlist for the July 14, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: The Object Of My Affection

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Object Of My Affection" by Lionel Hampton.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Monday, July 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Jersey Bounce

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jersey Bounce" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, July 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: It's So Easy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's So Easy" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Found My Yellow Basket

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Found My Yellow Basket" by Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Playlists For June 30 and July 7, 2021

The playlists for the June 30 - Independence Day Special - and July 7, 2021  broadcasts of the Swing Shift Shuffle have now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Five O'Clock Whistle

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Five O'Clock Whistle" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Marion Hutton on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: American Patrol

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "American Patrol" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of Freedom

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of Freedom" by Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Swing Dancing Is Back At The Rumba Room

 

Swing Dance Memphis presents its weekly Swing Dance every Friday night at the Rumba Room.  There is a beginner lesson from 7:00-7:30 p.m., followed by social dancing from 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Admission is $5 ($3 w/student ID), plus $2 on live band nights.  More info at Swing Dance Memphis and Swing Dance Memphis (@swingmemphis).

Sunrise Serenade: Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer" by the Golden Gate Quartet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Farewell Blues

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Farewell Blues" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: On Time

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "On Time" by the Janette and the Four Vagabonds.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Barnyard Boogie

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Barnyard Boogie" by Louis Jordan.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, June 25, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: And The Angels Sing

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "And The Angels Sing" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra featuring Martha Tilton on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Get On Board, Little Chillun'

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Get On Board, Little Chillun'" by Freddie Slack and His Orchestra featuring Ella Mae Morse on vocal.  Enjoy the video below from YouTube.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Playlist For June 23, 2021

The playlist for the June 23, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Louisiana Hayride

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Louisiana Hayride" by the Boswell Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Stay A Little Longer

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Stay A Little Longer" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Monday, June 21, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Dipsy Doodle

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Dipsy Doodle" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Edythe Wright on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 18, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Junk Man

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Junk Man" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Mildred Bailey on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Texas And Pacific

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Texas And Pacific" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Playlist For June 16, 2021

The playlist for the June 16, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: One Dozen Roses

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "One Dozen Roses" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Make Believe Ballroom Time

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Make Believe Ballroom Time" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Strip Polka

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Strip Polka" by Johnny Mercer.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Playlist For June 9, 2021

The playlist for the June 9, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Sweet Sue

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sweet Sue" by Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club Quintet of France.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: King Porter Stomp

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "King Porter Stomp" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Monday, June 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Two Sleepy People

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Two Sleepy People" by Fats Waller.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby" by Bing Crosby.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: How Come?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "How Come?" by Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Playlist For June 2, 2021

The playlist for the June 2, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Back In The Swing At The Rumba Room!

 

Swing dancing is back!  This Friday, June 4, 2021, the Rumba Room presents the first Swing Friday dance.  Beginner lesson from 7:00-7:30 p.m., following by social dancing until 9:30 p.m. There will also be a 1920's-1940's vintage outfit contest.  Cover is $5 or $3 with a student ID.

Sunrise Serenade: Yea Boo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Yea Boo" by Anita O'Day.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Gotta Have My Baby Back

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Gotta Have My Baby Back" by Ella Fitzgerald with the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, May 28, 2021

Swing Dance Returns To Rumba Room!

Swing dancing is back!  Next Friday, June 4, 2021, the Rumba Room presents the first Swing Friday dance.  Beginner lesson from 7:00-7:30 p.m., following by social dancing until 9:30 p.m. There will also be a 1920's-1940's vintage outfit contest.  Cover is $5 or $3 with a student ID.

Sunrise Serenade: Tess' Torch Song

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tess' Torch Song" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Flying Home

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Flying Home" by Ella Fitzgerald with Vic Schoen.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Playlists For May 26, 2021

The playlist for the May 26, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: I Double Dare You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Double Dare You" by Larry Clinton and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Chickery Chick

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Chickery Chick" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 24, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Tea For Two

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Tea For Two" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 21, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Jungle Fever

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jungle Fever" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: That's A Plenty

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "That's A Plenty" by Sidney Bechet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Playlist For May 19, 2021

The playlists for the May 19, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Parkin' In The Moonlight

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Parkin' In The Moonlight" by The Travelers (which included Bunny Berigan, both Dorsey brothers, Glenn Miller and Eddie Lang - among others).  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: They Can't Take That Away From Me

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "They Can't Take That Away From Me" by Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 17, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Moonshine Over Kentucky

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Moonshine Over Kentucky" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, May 14, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: (I Can Make Most Anything) But I Can't Make A Man

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "(I Can Make Most Anything) But I Can't Make A Man" by Mildred Bailey and the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: B'wanga

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "B'wanga" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Playlists For May 5 and May 12, 2021

The playlists for the May 5 and May 12, 2021 broadcasts of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Boogie Woogie Man

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Boogie Woogie Man" by Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Boogie Woogie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Boogie Woogie" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 10, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Blues In The Night

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blues In The Night" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, May 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Cotton Picker's Congregation

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Cotton Picker's Congregation" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Give Me Some Skin

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Give Me Some Skin" by Lionel Hampton.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ooh Hot Dawg (a/k/a Boogie Blues)

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ooh Hot Dawg (a/k/a Boogie Blues)" by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra featuring Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Opus One

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Opus One" by Anita O'Day with Gene Krupa and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Truckin'

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Truckin'" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, April 30, 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Fiddlin' Joe

 Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Fiddlin' Joe" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Playlist For April 28, 2021

The playlist for the April 28, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ida, Sweet As Apple Cider" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Dolores

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Dolores" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, April 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Darktown Strutters Ball

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Darktown Strutters Ball" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with June Richmond on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Friday, April 23, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Forty-Second Street

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Forty-Second Street" by the Boswell Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Lulu's Back In Town

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Lulu's Back In Town" by Fats Waller.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Playlist For April 21, 2021

The playlist for the April 21, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Limehouse Blues

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Limehouse Blues" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.