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.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Chicky-Mo, Craney-Crow

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Chicky-Mo, Craney-Crow" by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Playlist For March 30, 2022

The playlist for the March 30, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me" by Anita O'Day.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Monday, March 28, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I'm Beginning To See The Light

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I'm Beginning To See The Light" by Ella Fitzgerald and the Ink Spots.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: How's About It?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "How's About It?" by Phil Harris Cocoanut Grove Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Playlist For March 23, 2022

The playlist for the March 23, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Cleo's Boogie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Cleo's Boogie" by Cleo Brown.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Got A Bran' New Suit

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Got A Bran' New Suit" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, March 21, 2022

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

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Playlist For March 16, 2022

The playlist for the March 16, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Wearing Of The Green

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

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Spring Cleaning

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

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Them There Eyes

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Them There Eyes" by Les Brown and His Orchestra with Lucy Ann Polk on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Playlist For March 9, 2022

The playlist for the March 9, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: The Man From Harlem

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

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: I Must Have That Man

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "I Must Have That Man" by Annette Hanshaw.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, March 7, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Swing It, Sister

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

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Whoa Babe

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Whoa Babe" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Playlist For March 2, 202

The playlist for the March 2, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: Just One More Chance

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

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Music, Maestro, Please

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