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.

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