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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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Rancho Del Ray

Artist Title Album Play timesort ascending

Ronnie Dee

Action Packed

Rock This Town Vol 2

Wed, 9/6/17 - 4:03 pm Album | Track

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmons

Hold It

Two Aces Back To Back

Wed, 9/6/17 - 4:00 pm Album | Track


Summer Should Bring Happiness


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:57 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Music Explosion

Sunshine Games

Little Bit o' Soul

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:52 pm Album | Track


Summertime Blues

The Complete Heinz

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:50 pm Album | Track

Dean Carter

Sizzlin' Hot

Call of the Wild

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:47 pm Album | Track

Lemon Fog


The Psychedelic Sound of Summer with the Lemon Fog

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:40 pm Album | Track

Fresh Windows

Summer Sun Shines

v/a - New Rubble 4

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:37 pm Album | Track

Cosmic Sounds


The Zodiac

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:35 pm Album | Track


Garner State Park


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:32 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Cannon Brothers

Surfin' in Bermuda


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:27 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track


Surf Fever


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:25 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Sandy Nelson



Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:23 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Bruce and Terry

Summer Means Fun


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:21 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Lloyd Thaxton

Image of a Surfer


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:19 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track

Blue Effect

Sun Is So Bright

v/a - Psychedelia 4

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:13 pm Album | Track

Magic Cycle

It's a Sunny Day

v/a - Bring Flowers to the World

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:10 pm Album | Track


Summer Girl


Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:08 pm &linkCode=ur2&tag=kr031b-20&linkId=CBBKWJTSYQVOAZVV">Album | Track


It's Summertime

v/a - Teen Blast USA 1

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:05 pm Album | Track

Shot Jackson & Buddy Emmons

Hold It

Two Aces Back Together

Wed, 8/2/17 - 4:01 pm Album | Track


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