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.

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.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: There'll Be Some Changes Made

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "There'll Be Some Changes Made" by Mildred Bailey and Her Oxford Greys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Memphis Blues

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Memphis Blues" by Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Playlist For April 14, 2021 - Spring Pledge Drive Special

The playlist for the April 14, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Spring Pledge Drive Special:  Still Swingin' At 100! - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Pledge Drive Special Tonight: Still Swingin' At 100!

Join me tonight for the SSS Spring Pledge Drive Special:  Still Swingin' At 100!  All the songs featured tonight were recorded in the Swing Era of the 1930's and '40's, but they were originally written at least a hundred years ago.  These tunes were first written or published 10, 15, 20, 25 or even 30 years before their Swing Era versions, so they were "Golden Oldies" even in the '30's. Tune in, enjoy some music, and make a pledge to help WEVL reach its Spring Pledge Drive goal!

Sunrise Serenade: With Plenty Of Money And You

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "With Plenty Of Money And You" by Chick Bullock and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, April 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Flat Foot Floogie

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Flat Foot Floogie" by the Mills Brothers with Louis Armstrong.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Playlists For March 31 and April 7, 2021

The playlists for the March 31 and April 7, 2021 broadcasts of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Dough-Ra-Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Dough-Ra-Me" by Lionel Hampton.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: How'm I Doin', Hey, Hey

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "How'm I Doin', Hey, Hey" by the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Monday, April 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Got Rings On My Fingers

 This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Got Rings On My Fingers" by the Merry Macs.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: It's A Long Way To Tipperary

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "It's A Long Way To Tipperary" by Ella Logan and the Spirits of Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Lady Be Good

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Lady Be Good" by Quintette Du Hot Club De France (i.e. The Hot Club Quintet of France) featuring Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, March 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Coming Virginia

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Coming Virginia" by Benny Carter and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Playlist For March 24, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: High Tide

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "High Tide" by Count Basie and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, March 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Time Changes Everything

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Time Changes Everything" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, March 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ace In The Hole

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Playlist For March 17, 2021 - Happy St. Patrick's Day!

The playlist for the March 17, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle - Happy St. Patrick's Day! - has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Wearing Of The Green

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was (appropriately for St. Patrick's Day) "Wearing Of The Green" by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Blame It On The Samba

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Blame It On The Samba" by Ethel Smith and the Dinning Sisters from the 1948 Disney film, Melody Time.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sugar

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sugar" by Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holliday on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, March 12, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Fives

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Fives" by Count Basie and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Playlist For March 10, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: The Woodpecker Song

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

Monday, March 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Shim Sham Shimmy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Shim Sham Shimmy" by the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, March 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Patty Cake Man

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Patty Cake Man" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of The Volga Boatmen

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of The Volga Boatmen" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Playlist For March 3, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Are You Hep To The Jive?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Are You Hep To The Jive?" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, March 1, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Got A Right To Sing The Blues

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Got A Right To Sing The Blues" by Cab Calloway and his Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ta-hu-wa-hu-wai" by the Merry Macs.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Playlist For February 24, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: New San Antonio Rose

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "New San Antonio Rose" by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, February 23, 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, February 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Are You Ready?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Are You Ready?" by Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Friday, February 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I've Heard That Song Before

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I've Heard That Song Before" by Harry James and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Petootie Pie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Petootie Pie" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Jordan.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Playlist For February 17, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: Boogie Woogie Piggy

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Boogie Woogie Piggy" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra, with Tex Beneke and the Modernaires on vocals.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Five Guys Named Moe

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

Friday, February 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: All Of Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "All Of Me" by Billie Holiday.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Playlist For February 10, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: Green Eyes

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Green Eyes" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: My Blue Heaven

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

Monday, February 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: I Going Mad For A Pad

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Going Mad For A Pad" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra with Anita O'Day on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Bob White

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

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Playlist For February 3, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: Just One More Chance

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Just One More Chance" by Bing Crosby.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Chicken Reel

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

Monday, February 1, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: My Reverie

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

Friday, January 29, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Whatcha Know Joe?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Whatcha Know Joe?" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Lovesick Blues

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

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Playlist For January 27, 2021

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

Sunrise Serenade: If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight" by Louis Armstrong.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Don't Be That Way

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Don't Be That Way" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Elmer's Tune

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

Friday, January 22, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Hello Ma, I Done It Again

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Hello Ma, I Done It Again" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: All Over Nothing At All

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "All Over Nothing At All" by Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Playlist For January 20, 2021

The playlist for the January 20, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Fairy Tales

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Fairy Tales" by the Mills Brothers with Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Let's Get Away From It All

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Let's Get Away From It All" by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Connie Haines, Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford and the Pied Pipers on vocals.   Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.  

Friday, January 15, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Ciribiribin

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

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Solo Flight

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

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Playlist For January 13, 2021

The playlist for the January 13, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: There's Frost On The Moon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "There's Frost On The Moon" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Peg LaCentra on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Continental

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

Monday, January 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sliphorn Jive

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

Friday, January 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of India

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of India" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Calloway Boogie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Calloway Boogie" by Cab Calloway.  Enjoy this video featuring the man himself from YouTube

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Diga Diga Doo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Diga Diga Doo" by Lena Horne from the 1943 film, Stormy Weather.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Long About Midnight

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

Monday, January 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Winds

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blow, Blow Thou Winter Winds" by Bob Crosby and His Bobcats with Marian Mann on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, January 1, 2021

Happy New Year!

 

All of us here at the SSS join Cab Calloway and His Orchestra (on New Year's Eve 1937 from the Cotton Club) in wishing you a very happy, healthy and safe 2021!