Radio Free Charleston and The Swing Shift are new today on The AIR. You can tune in at The AIR website, or just listen on this little embedded radio doohickey…

At 10 AM and 10 PM our latest Radio Free Charleston presents new music from Mark Beckner, Creek Don’t Rise, Poor Man’s Gravy, Emmelea Deal and more, plus we play two classic tracks from Feast of Stephen in honor of Jerry Fugate, who ran camera and conducted interviews in our video show devoted to their reunion.

At the very end of this show we have a little Easter egg of Jerry with John Radcliff performing the RFC theme.


Mark Beckner “Human Satellite (ode to Doris Day)”
Feast of Stephen “No Vaccination”
Poor Man’s Gravy “Victim of Myself”
Farnsworth “Free Me”
John Radcliff “Company Song”
Emmalea Deal “Ghost”
Hawthorne Heights “Hope”
In The Company of Wolves “The UpsideDown”
Membrane Cell “Architects of Reassimiliation”
Speedsuit “The Dawn”
The Science Fair Explosion “Demon Burger”
Johnny Compton “Pistol Whipped”
Stark Raven “16 Tons”
Creek Don’t Rise “Sometimes It Rains”
Crazy Jane “Frica”
Feast of Stephen “Mystery Hole”

Radio Free Charleston can be heard Tuesday at 10 AM and 10 PM, with replays Thursday at 2 PM, Friday at 8 PM and Saturday at 11 AM and Midnight, exclusively on The AIR.

At 3 PM stick around on The AIR for a new hour of The Swing Shift, continuing our mission to bring you the best Swing music from the last century. This week we bring you a mix of classic Big Band era music, retro Swing and brand new Swing tunes. Here’s the playlist for this epic swingin’ hour…

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Bart & Baker featuring Marcella Puppini “Stop Googling Me”
Bill Wyman & His Rhythm Kings “Blue Light Boogie”
Dem Brooklyn Bums “Mr. Zoot Suit”
Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers “He Beeped When He Should Have Bopped”
The Mighty Blue Kings “Go Tell The Preacher”
Sing ‘N’ Jive “Stealin’ Apples”
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies “The Way You Look Tonight”
Rosie & The Riveters “La Boheme (Dweet Do)”
Swing Rocket “Big Bad Bill”
The Atomic Fireballs “Pango Pango”
Postmodern Jukebox “Just Dance”
Artie Shaw “Indian Love Call”
HDH “Sherry Wine”
Cab Calloway “Jumpin’ Jive”
Vargas Swing “Rocker Ted”
Woody Herman “Keeper of the Flame”
The Rhythm Rockers “Make It So”
Glenn Miller “American Patrol”

You can hear The Swing Shift Tuesday at 3 PM, with replays Wednesday at 7 AM, Thursday at 7 PM and Saturday at 9 AM, only on The AIR. You can also hear all-night marathons, seven hours each, starting at Midnight Thursday and Sunday evenings.