Swing Easy (TV program)

Swing Easy is a Canadian music and variety television program which aired on CBC Television in 1959.

Swing Easy
GenreMusic variety show
Written byAlex Barris
Presented byAlan Millar
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
ProducersBob Jarvis
Syd Wayne (some episodes)
Production locationToronto
Running time30 minutes
Original networkCBC Television
Original release4 July (1959-07-04) –
26 September 1959 (1959-09-26)
Followed bySwing Gently


Regular performers included host Ruth Walker, music group the Rhythm Pals and an orchestra led by Bill Richards.

For example, one episode from 29 August 1959, featured a Shakespeare theme with singer Denyse Angers and musician Peter Appleyard.[1]


This half-hour program was broadcast Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. from 4 July to 26 September 1959.


  1. ^ "Swing Easy Salute To Shakespeare". Ottawa Citizen. 29 August 1959. p. 7 (TV). Retrieved 5 March 2011.

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