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, June 24, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: If It's Love You Want

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

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: She's Funny That Way

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "She's Funny That Way" by the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Playlist For June 22, 2022

The playlist for the June 22, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: MacPherson Is Rehearsin'

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "MacPherson Is Rehearsin'" by Chick Webb and His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Basin Street Blues

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Basin Street Blues" by The Charleston Chasers featuring Jack Teagarden on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, June 20, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Limehouse Blues

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

Friday, June 17, 2022

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.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Celestial Express

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Celestial Express" by Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Playlist For June 15, 2022

The playlist for the June 15, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Heat Wave

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Heat Wave" by Ethel Waters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: How D'Ya Like To Love Me?

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "How D'Ya Like To Love Me?" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Sleepy Time Gal

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Sleepy Time Gal" by Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Friday, June 10, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Now Will You Be Good

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Now Will You Be Good" by Count Basie and His Orchestra with James Rushing on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Playlist For June 8, 2022

The playlist for the June 8, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: I Don't Know Why, But I Do

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "I Don't Know Why, But I Do" by Russ Columbo.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: On The Sunny Side Of The Street

Today'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

Monday, June 6, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Are You Hep To The Jive?

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

Friday, June 3, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Shuffle Off To Buffalo

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

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Sunrise Serenade: Are You All Reet

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Are You All Reet" by Cab Calloway and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Playlist For June 1, 2022

The playlist for the June 1, 2022 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

 

Sunrise Serenade: Chattanooga Choo Choo

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