Swing Shift

ON THE AIR SINCE 1996!
Two Hours of Classic Big Band Memories Every Saturday!

SS1130.JPGRecord collectors Steve Laughery (left) and John Heyrend (right) bring you two hours of classic Big Band Jazz on KOMW's Swing Shift every Saturday morning from ten to noon. Hear ALL your favorites - Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Jack Teagarden, Louis Jordan, Claude Thornhill, Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Woody Herman, Guy Lombardo, Fats Waller, Bunny Berigan, The Andrews Sisters, The Boswell Sisters, Fletcher Henderson, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Will Bradley, Ray McKinley, Dolly Dawn, Jimmie Lunceford, Stan Kenton, Les Brown, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey ... and many more!  

   Be sure to tune-in for lots of fun, swingin'  music from the late 1920's, to the mid 1950's!






 

 PLAYLIST FOR JUNE 22, 2024

(Note: This is our planned play list for this week's SWING SHIFT.  As I'm sure we all know, both computers and DJs can make mistakes.  Also, although it rarely happens, the show could - for various reasons - be preempted)

HOUR ONE

"Crosstown" Duke Ellington
"Begin the Beguine" Artie Shaw
"And the Angels Sing" Glenn Miller
"Eager Beaver" Stan Kenton
"When I Go a-Dreamin'" Benny Goodman

"Mamie" Jan Garber
"The Sheik of Araby" Red Nichols
"Last Dollar" Eddie Droesch
"A Bench in the Park" Paul Whiteman
"Maybe I Love You Too Much" Ray Noble

"Windy City Jive" Earl "Fatha" Hines
"Peckin'" Benny Goodman
"Convalescing With Katie" Johnny Long
"For Dancers Only" Jimmie Lunceford
"I Ain't Gettin' Nowhere Fast" Cab Calloway
"The Image of You" Lucky Millinder

HOUR TWO

"'ay Now!" Count Basie
"This is My Last Affair" Mildred Bailey
"Ginger Snaps, the Shrimp Man" Jimmy Mundy
"Out of My Way" Benny Carter
"Billboard March" Les Brown

"How Lucky You Are" Charlie Spivak
"The Love That I Have For You" Vaughn Monroe
"Smoke Dreams" Frankie Carle
"Kinda Lonesome" Maxine Sullivan
"In the Dark" Freddie Martin

"Let's Go Home" Charlie Spivak
"Somewhere a Voice is Calling" Jack Teagarden
"Daily Double" Buddy Rich
"Keen and Peachy" Woody Herman
"Did I Remember?" Woody Herman

 

PLAY LIST FOR JUNE 29, 2024

HOUR ONE

"Solid Mahogany" George Paxton
"Invitation" Les Brown
"Gobs of Love" Teddy Powell
"In the Mood" Glenn Miller
"Buster's Gang" Tommy Tucker

"Shanghai Lil" Leon Belasco
"Keep a Twinkle in Your Eye" Billy Cotton
"Allah's Holiday" Red Nichols
"Shaking the Blues Away" Paul Whiteman
"No Body Loves No Baby Like My Baby Loves Me" Ben Selvin

"It Was Written in the Stars" Will Osborne
"On a Cocoanut Island" Bunny Berigan
"I've Got a Heart Filled With Love" Lou Preager
"Jivin' the Vibes" Lionel Hampton
"Rockin' the Town" Hudson-DeLange Orchestra
"As Long as I Live" Bob Crosby

HOUR TWO

"Boff Boff" Coleman Hawkins
"Marie" Tommy Dorsey
"Dupree Blues" Woody Herman
"Cop on the Beat" Vaughn Monroe
"Swing for Sale" The Mills Brothers

"Remember Me?" Tommy Dorsey
"Twilight Song" Claude Thornhill
"Candy" Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers
"You Made Me Love You" Harry James

"Everything But You" Cootie Williams
"The Dancing Sound" Les Elgart
"It Took a Million Years" Larry Clinton
"Easy Does It" Ralph Marterie
"Song of the Wanderer" Bobby Sherwood
"Superman" Benny Goodman