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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 Titlesort descending Album Play time




Thu, 8/6/15 - 11:45 am Album | Track

Blood on the Saddle

(I Wish I Was a) Single Girl (Again)


Wed, 8/3/16 - 11:51 am Album | Track

The Cornell Hurd Band

(I've Got A Woman In) San Angelo

Boonville - Live In Mendocino County

Wed, 3/29/17 - 4:42 pm Album | Track

Michael Dart & The Skyline Wranglers

(Lord) I Need Somebody Bad

Slippin' Around With Michael Dart & The Skyline Wranglers

Wed, 1/28/15 - 11:47 am Album | Track

Kayton Roberts

(Now and then) A Fool Such As I

plays "The Hits of Hank Snow"

Wed, 4/1/15 - 11:20 am Album | Track

Elvis Presley

(Now and then) A Fool Such As I

Elvis 30 #1 Hits

Wed, 4/1/15 - 11:11 am Album | Track

Carl Smith

(When You Feel Like You're In Love) Don't Just Stand There

The Essential Carl Smith 1950-1956

Wed, 2/14/18 - 5:06 pm Album | Track

Kahuna Kawentzmann

- Road to Estoril


Wed, 12/30/15 - 11:45 am &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Johnny Cash

25 Minutes to Go

At Folsom Prison

Wed, 9/6/17 - 4:35 pm Album | Track

Jaco Pastorius

3 Views of a Secret

Word of Mouth

Wed, 1/4/17 - 11:21 am Album | Track




Wed, 8/5/15 - 11:07 am Album | Track

Nick Lowe

7 Nights to Rock

Basher: The Best of Nick Lowe

Wed, 12/23/15 - 11:54 am Album | Track

Brad Suggs

706 Union

706 Union Instrumentals

Thu, 6/22/17 - 4:57 am Album | Track

Elvis Presley

A Big Hunk O' Love

Elvis 30 #1 Hits

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

Elvis Presley With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Big Hunk O' Love

The Wonder Of You

Wed, 2/22/17 - 5:30 pm Album | Track

Ruthie & the Wranglers

A Dime At A Time

Life's Savings

Wed, 3/4/15 - 11:19 am Album | Track

Michael Daves

A Good Year For The Roses

Orchids And Violence

Wed, 5/11/16 - 11:27 am Album | Track

Michael Daves

A Good Year For The Roses (Bluegrass)

Orchids And Violence

Wed, 1/18/17 - 5:24 pm Album | Track

Gary Aiko

A He Nani N`ihau

Mai Poina `Oe Ia`u

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

Johnny Bush

A Moment Isn't Very Long

Sound Of A Heartache

Wed, 1/28/15 - 11:10 am Album | Track


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