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 opens this week with a track by Charleston’s Three’s Company Blues. We also have new tunes from Johnny Compton, Sheldon Vance, The Stars Revolt, In The Company of Wolves and more, plus we have classic tracks from Tom Rader, Farnsworth and Stonebeard. Just check out this new hour of great local musicians…


Three’s Company Blues “Burns Like Whiskey”
The Stars Revolt “Be Careful What You Wish For”
Adam Cox and Independent State “The City”
Anthony Thaxton “That Song”
Tom Rader “Castanets”
Speedsuit “Riddle”
Sheldon Vance “Keep On Talking”
Stonebeard/Deck of Fools “Full Moon Rose”
Poor Man’s Gravy “All For You”
In The Company of Wolves “Forgot To Wait”
Johnny Compton “Parasite”
Bobaflex “Long Time Coming”
Farnsworth “Now That You’re Gone”
John Radcliff “Muse”
Kerry Hughes “Loaded, Corroded, Scapegoated”


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 stay tuned to The AIR for a special new hour of The Swing Shift, devoted to the city of New Orleans, considered by many to be the birthplace of Jazz and Swing. We have assembled a top-flight hour of the best bands singing about the Big Easy…

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Ingrid Lucia and The Flying Neutrinos “Delta Bound”
Louis Prima “Basin Street Blues/It’s Sleepy Time Down South”
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy “Save My Soul”
Royal Crown Revue “Take A Long Drink For Me”
Jools Holland “Blues For New Orleans”
Louis Jordan “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans”
Gorilla Rodeo “House of the Rising Sun”
Jimmy McPartland “Basin Street Jump”
Louis Armstong “Boy From New Orleans”
Dr. John “Down In New Orleans”
Brian Setzer Orchestra “Hoodoo Voodoo Doll”
Woody Herman “Sumptious Mardi Gras”
Ella Fitzgerald “Basin Street Blues”

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.