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.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Sunrise Serenade: Ti-Pi-Tin

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Ti-Pi-Tin" by the Andrews Sisters.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Playlist For June 21, 2017

The playlist for the June 21, 2017 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: McPherson Is Rehearsin'

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "McPherson 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 20, 2017

Hop Into Summer

The Red Hot Lindy Hop lessons and sessions continue at the Rumba Room this Friday night.  Free beginner lesson at 7:00 p.m.  Free admission before 7:00 p.m. and $5 thereafter.  Lesson by Jaredan and Joy with music by DJ Jaredan. 

303 South Main
Memphis, TN 38103

Sunrise Serenade: Peanut Vendor

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Peanut Vendor" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, June 19, 2017

Sunrise Serenade: Juneteenth Jamboree

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Juneteenth Jamboree" by Louis Jordan and His Tympani Five.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sunrise Serenade: Trombonology

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Trombonology" by Tommy Dorsey.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.