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On Rancho we play Roots, Americana, Country Honky Tonk music; also Surf, Rockabilly, Steel Guitar, Hawaiian, Garage, Psychedelic and Western Swing. Emphasis is on new releases and new artists. We also reach back as far as the 1950's and 1960's for some deep catalog material. Information provided about musicians on recordings. Live performances and artist interviews are also presented.

*The audio archive of each show is available for two weeks following the original broadcast date courtesy Radio Free America at:  http://www.radiofreeamerica.com/dj/ted-smouse

Rancho Del Ray has been a reporter to the Freeform American Roots (FAR) Radio Chart, formerly published monthly in 3rd Coast Music magazine.

Please send an email using the link below for instructions on submitting music for airplay consideration. Listeners are encouraged to send email with inquiries about Rancho Del Ray, music played, questions about artists, requests, upcoming event information, etc. Send email to Rancho Del Ray

Music may by submitted for airplay consideration by mailing to this address:

Ted Smouse
Rancho Del Ray - KOOP 91.7 FM
c/o Smouse Productions
1000 Folts Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704-2115 USA


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Playlists for Rancho Del Ray episodes from April 2010 to Present can be found here: PLAYLISTS

Playlists for May 2008 to March 2010 can be found by going to the Archive links below.

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Artist Title Album Play timesort descending

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmonst

Hold it

Two Aces Back To Back

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:00 am Album | Track

The Go Wows

I Want You

The Go Wows

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:04 am Album | Track

New Mystery Girl

Sally’s Rumble

Twist City

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:07 am Album | Track

Two Hoots & A Holler

Step Fast

Rick Broussard’s Two Hoots & A Holler

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:10 am Album | Track

Jules Ah See

Kohala March

Legends Of The Hawaiian Steel Guitar: Past, Present & Future

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:18 am Album | Track

Tau Moe

Punaiki Ea

Legends Of The Hawaiian Steel Guitar: Past, Present & Future

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:21 am Album | Track

New Hawaiian Band

Hawaiian War Chant (Kaua i ka Huahua'i)

Hawaii's Greatest Hits Volume 2

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:24 am Album | Track

Kayton Roberts

Harbor Lights


Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:27 am Album | Track

Leonard T. Zinn

Maile Swing

Aloha From Hawaii

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:33 am Album | Track

Hratch Hougassian (Harry Kalapana)

Hawaii Kua Uli

The Tiki Lounge

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:37 am Album | Track

Barney Isaacs & Jerry Byrd


Legends Of The Hawaiian Steel Guitar: Past, Present & Future

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:39 am Album | Track

Greg Sardinha

I Will


Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:41 am Album | Track

The Hula Monsters

Coconut Island

Hula Monsters DEMO

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:46 am Album | Track

Leonard T. Zinn

At The House Without A Key

Aloha From Hawaii

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:49 am Album | Track

George Kahumoku & Daniel Ho

The Hukilau Song

Island Classics

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:52 am Album | Track

Greg Sardinha

How'd Ya Do


Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:54 am Album | Track

Romantic Hawaii The Studio Sound Orchestra

Aloha Oé

The World Of Hawaii (20 Melodies From Paradise)

Wed, 8/6/14 - 11:59 am Album | Track

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmons

Hold It

Two Aces Back To Back

Wed, 10/29/14 - 11:00 am Album | Track


Watch Your Step

Belmont Boulevard

Wed, 10/29/14 - 11:03 am Album | Track

Billy Coulter

How to Break a Heart

Back and Fourth

Wed, 10/29/14 - 11:07 am Album | Track


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