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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

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Artist Title Album Play timesort ascending

Marty Robbins

The Night I Came Ashore

Hawaii's Calling Me

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:30 am Album | Track

Greg Sardinha

Ka Nohona Pili Kai

Hawaiian Steel Vol. 4: Artistry of Greg Sardinha

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:26 am Album | Track

Bobby Black

Blue Hawaii

Steel Guitar Paradise

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:22 am Album | Track

Gary Aiko

A He Nani N`ihau

Mai Poina `Oe Ia`u

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:13 am Album | Track

The Tiki Lounge (Harry Kalapana (Hratch Hougassian)

Wahine Serenade

The Tiki Lounge

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:11 am Album | Track

Peter Moon & The Sunday Manoa, The Cazimero Brothers, Robert & Roland


Don McDiarmid, Jr. Presents Hula Records' Hits!

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:07 am Album | Track

New Hawaiian Band

My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua, Hawaii

Hawaii's Greatest Hits: Volume 2

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:03 am Album | Track

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmons

Hold it

Two Aces Back To Back

Wed, 11/26/14 - 11:00 am Album | Track

Marcus Randolph / Duane Snelling, Sr.

Sign Of The Judgement

Recorded Live At The Second Sacred Steel Convention - Various Artists

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:54 am Album | Track

Libbi Bosworth

Outskirts Of You

Outskirts Of You

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:50 am Album | Track

Rodney Crowell

Shelter From The Storm

The Outsider

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:43 am Album | Track

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Brand New Kind Of Actress

Sirens Of The Ditch

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:38 am Album | Track

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Ted's Jam

Live At The Wetlands

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:26 am Album | Track

High Performance

Musician's Paradise

Live From Breaux Bridge, Part 1

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:18 am Album | Track

Hacienda Brothers


Hacienda Brothers

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:14 am Album | Track

Steve Earle

Fearless Heart

Live From Austin Texas

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:08 am Album | Track

Jo-El Sonnier

Step It Fast

Cajun Pride

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:05 am Album | Track

The Hollisters

Pike County Blues

The Land of Rhythm & Pleasure

Wed, 11/12/14 - 11:01 am Album | Track

Webb Wilder and the Beatnecks

Horror Hayride

It Came From Nashville

Wed, 10/29/14 - 11:58 am Album | Track

The Dead Elvi

The Creature Stole My Surfboard

Halloween Hootenanny

Wed, 10/29/14 - 11:53 am Album | Track


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