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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.

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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 ascending

The Tiki Tones

Swingin' Creeper

Swingin' Creepers!

Wed, 3/14/18 - 4:09 pm Album | Track

The Ventures

Diamond Head

The Best of the Ventures

Wed, 3/14/18 - 4:07 pm Album | Track

The Ventures

Yellow Jacket

The Colorful Ventures

Wed, 3/14/18 - 4:04 pm Album | Track

The Ventures

Walk Don't Run '64

The EP Collection, Vol. 2

Wed, 3/14/18 - 4:02 pm Album | Track

Buddy Emmons & Shot Jackson

Hold It

Two Aces: Sho-Budding Again

Wed, 3/14/18 - 4:00 pm Album | Track

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmons

Together Again

The Two Aces Back Together

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:58 pm Album | Track

The Dillards

I've Just Seen A Face

Mountain Rock

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:56 pm Album | Track

Connie Smith

I've Got My Baby On My Mind

Live In Branson, MO, USA

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:53 pm Album | Track

Dwight Yoakam

I'll Pretend

Blame The Vain

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:49 pm Album | Track

The Souvenirs


King Of Heartache

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:45 pm Album | Track

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Passionate Kisses

Come On Come On

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:42 pm Album | Track

The Mavericks

Someone Should Tell Her


Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:39 pm Album | Track

Doug Jernigan

Eight Days A Week

Speed Pickin' & Country Ballads

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:31 pm Album | Track

The Beatles

I Want To Hold Your Hand

The Beatles / 1962-1966 - “The Red Album”

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:28 pm Album | Track

The Beatles

She Loves You

The Beatles / 1962-1966 - “The Red Album”

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:26 pm Album | Track

Elvis Presley

A Big Hunk O' Love

Elvis 30 #1 Hits

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:24 pm Album | Track

The Beatles

Eight Days A Week

The Beatles / 1962-1966 - “The Red Album”

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:21 pm Album | Track

Jimmy Day

I Love You Because

Golden Steel Guitar Hits / Steel & Strings

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:13 pm Album | Track

Wynn Stewart


California Country

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:11 pm Album | Track

Pretty Miss Norma Jean

Let's Go All The Way

The Best Of Norma Jean

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:09 pm Album | Track


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