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, May 22, 2024

Playlist For May 22, 2024

The playlist for the May 22, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

                                                                                  

Sunrise Serenade: A Maiden's Prayer

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "A Maiden's Prayer" by Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

   

Monday, May 20, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: It's Been So Long

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "It's Been So Long" by Bunny Berigan and His Boys.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Friday, May 17, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Them There Eyes

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Them There Eyes" by Django Reinhardt.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Bye And Bye Little Children

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Bye And Bye Little Children" by the Golden Gate Quartet.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Playlist For May 15, 2024

The playlist for the May 15, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

                                                                                 

Sunrise Serenade: Have You Got The Gumption?

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Have You Got The Gumption?" by Louis Jordan.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Choo'n Gum

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Choo'n Gum" by the Andrews Sisters.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, May 13, 2024

Friday, May 10, 2024

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: My Honey's Lovin' Arms

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "My Honey's Lovin' Arms" by Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Playlist For May 8, 2024

The playlist for the May 8, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

                                                                                

Sunrise Serenade: Comes Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Comes Love" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.
 

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Johnson Rag

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Johnson Rag" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Monday, May 6, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Floatin' Down To Cotton Town

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Floatin' Down To Cotton Town" by Fats Waller and His Rhythm.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.  

Friday, May 3, 2024

Sunrise Serenade: Tin Roof Blues

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

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Playlist For May 1, 2024

The playlist for the May 1, 2024 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

                                                                               

Sunrise Serenade: The Man I Love

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "The Man I Love" by Billie Holiday.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.