Swing Shift

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!



(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)


"Russian Lullaby" Bunny Berigan
"Put That Kiss Back Where You Found It" Benny Goodman
"Mr. Paganini, Swing It for Minnie" Cab Calloway
"Oh, Boy! What Joy We Had in Barefoot Days " Johnny Long
"I Believe" Ziggy Elman

"Sweet Thing" Fletcher Henderson
"Roll Along, Prairie Moon" Jack Jackson
"When the Rest of the Crowd Goes Home" Ben Selvin
"The Love Bug Will Bite You" Billy Cotton

"It's a Hundred-to-One" Jack Teagarden
"Posin'" Tommy Dorsey
"Dateless Brown" Buddy Rich
"Smarty" Fats Waller
"Honest and Truly" Jimmie Lunceford
"Back in Your Own Back Yard" Ina Ray Hutton


"A Little Door, a Little Lock, a Little Key" Wingy Manone
"Daddy-O" Benny Carter
"Why Don't We Do This More Often?" Kay Kyser
"Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet" Boyd Raeburn
"Baby Knows Best" Henry Busse

"(There is) No Greater Love" Ziggy Elman
"Prelude to the Dawn" Boyd Raeburn
"Thanks for the Memory" Roy Fox
"Oh, Brother!" Harry James
"I'll Never Forget" Hal McIntyre

"Slim's Jam" Slim Gaillard, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, et al
"Bright One" Chico O'Farrill
"Cash Box" Count Basie
"Connecticut" The Modernaires
"Our Delight" Fats Navarro
"Good Evening Friends Boogie" Pete Rugolo