tuesday-logo-1-10aIt’s Tuesday and that means new episodes of Radio Free Charleston and The Swing Shift on The AIR! Tune in at the website, or on this handy embedded radio player…

At 10 AM and 10 PM Radio Free Charleston brings the local music to you with a show that includes Jeff Ellis and 40 Days, Lady D (Doris Fields), The Company Stores, Spurgie Hankins Band and more, opening with a fifty-year-old cut by The Rose Garden, featuring Parkersburg native, Diana Derose.

Radio Free Charleston is replayed several times each week, including Thursday at 5 PM and Saturday at 10 AM and Midnight.

At 3 PM The Swing Shift takes over with a show filled with surprises. From Harry James shredding on the trumpet, to Swing Revivalists like Indigo Swing, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Colin James and his Little Big Band and The Blue Saracens to The Mahatten Transfer and even Buddy Rich’s Big Band peforming a song that was also done by Emerson Lake and Palmer, this is one fast-paced hour. We even include a set of Electro-Swing to keep you hopping.

The Swing Shift replays Wednesday morning at 7 AM, Thursday evening at 7 PM and Saturday at 9 AM. The AIR will also present a marathon, Swing All Night every Thursday at midnight.

Here are this week’s playlists:

RFCv4031 10 AM and 10 PM

The Rose Garden (Diane Derose)  “I’m Only Second”
Jeff Ellis and 40 Days  “American Dream”
Lady D “Higher”
Spurgie Hankins Band  “Dirty Rule”
Donny Iris  “River of Love”
Company Stores  “Rise”
The Boatmen  “Heartbreak Hangover”
Joe Vallina  “Year of the Wicked”
John Radcliff  “Hanging On”
The Monsoon Band  “Don’t Cry”
The Horse Traders  “Southbound 65”
The Nanker Phelge  “Killer Took A Holiday”
Joseph Hale  “Time”

The Swing Shift 014 3 PM

Harry James  “Cirribirribin”
Colin James and the Little Big Band  “Jumpin’ From Six To Six”
Buddy Rich  “Hoedown”
Manhattan Transfer  “It’s Good Enough To Keep (Air Mail Special)”
Jackie McClean  “116th and Lennox”
Indigo Swing  “Reet, Petitie and Gone”
Charmin Michelle  “Come On Over To My House”
George Gee And His Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra “Blues For Stephanie”
Blue Saracens “Baaaap Baaaah”
The Wolverines Big Band “Mack The Knife”
The BBC Big Band  “One O’Clock Jump”
Benny Berigan  “Snake Charmer”
Biboulakis  “If Only Alarms Didn’t Ring” [Feat. Nina Zeitlin]
Tape Five  “Madame Coquette”
Analogik  “Gypsy Doodle”
Brian Setzer Orchestra  “Sexy, Sexy”