Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Wednesday 8 November 2017

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train is a nightly journey through the many wonders of recorded music - from its vintage glories to the latest sounds. Essential listening for the discerning music fan.

Mystery Train Sunday Service - February 18th

John's Sunday Service guest this week is the Limerick-born artist and sometime guitarist, Donald Teskey. Donald chooses the tunes, and you can see his One River, One Creek exhibition at the Oliver Sears Gallery, and check out his own website too. 

Mystery Train Sunday Service - February 11th

Meteorites in gold painted skulls. Bronze sharks. Glowing Ships. Rotting whales. Mama Cass and the song of a shark caller in Papua New Guinea. All coming up this Sunday on Mystery Train, when John is joined by artist Dorothy Cross.

Click HERE and HERE to view a selection of works by Dorothy Cross

Music Played on the Show


Title: Wasted Acres

Composer: Grizzly Bear

Performer(s): Grizzly Bear

Album: Painted Ruins / RCA Records / 88985 435 792

Duration: 2:51


Title: Easy

Composer: Newson

Performer(s): Joanna Newsom

Album: Have One On Me / Drag City / Dc390cd

Duration: 6:02


Title: Look Before It Changes

Composer: Brad Barr arranged Brad Barr Andrew Barr Sarah Page Andy King

Performer(s): The Barr Brothers

Album: Queens of the Breakers / Secret City / SCR 075 CD

Duration: 4:36


Title: Hawa Dolo

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Ali Farke Toure & Toumani Diabate

Album: In The Heart Of The Moon / World Circuit / Wcd072

Duration: 5:05


Title: I Cover The Waterfront

Composer: John Lee Hooker

Performer(s): John Lee Hooker With Van Morrison

Album: Mr Lucky / Silvertone / ORE CD 519

Duration: 0:00


Title: Thank U Mum (4 Everything You Did)

Composer: Ludovic Navarre

Performer(s): St Germain

Album: Boulevard / F Communications / 137 0022 20

Duration: 12:34


Title: All Night (Live Session 1)

Composer: Archie Fairhurst

Performer(s): Romare

Album: Single / Ninja Tine / Promo

Duration: 9:46


Title: Spoon

Composer: Can

Performer(s): Can

Album: Tago Mago / Spoon / spoon CD 006/7

Duration: 3:09


Title: Wiese

Composer: Hans-Joachim Roedelius& Arnold Kasar Einfluss

Performer(s): Hans-Joachim Roedelius& Arnold Kasar Einfluss

Album: Einfluss / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 7328

Duration: 6:33


Title: La Neige

Composer: Patrick O'Laoghaire

Performer(s): I Have A Tribe

Album: Beneath a Yellow Moon / Gronland 2016 / CDGRON 157

Duration: 3:38


Title: Carlow Town

Composer: Seamus Fogarty

Performer(s): Seamus Fogarty

Album: The Curious Hand / Domino / LC 10192

Duration: 5:08


Title: The Turkish Reveille

Composer: Trad arranged Lankum

Performer(s): Lankum

Album: Between the Earth and Sky / Rough Trade / promo

Duration: 11:49


Title: When

Composer: Rostam Batmanglij

Performer(s): Rostam

Album: Half-Light / Nonesuch / 7559 79356 9

Duration: 3:25


Title: Gold Junkies

Composer: Mongo Santamaria

Performer(s): Melanie De Biasio

Album: Lilies / Pias / 962 A159 042

Duration: 3:19


Title: Tinseltown Swimming In Blood

Composer: Destroyer

Performer(s): Destroyer

Album: ken / Dead Oceans / DOC 140

Duration: 4:45


Title: Poor The War Away

Composer: Karl Blau

Performer(s): Karl Blau

Album: Out Her Space / Bella Union / PROMO

Duration: 3:28


Title: Plastic

Composer: M Sumney

Performer(s): Moses Sumney

Album: Aromanticism / Jagjaguwar / jaguar warp jag 308

Duration: 3:04


Title: Soul Vibrations

Composer: Dorothy Ashby

Performer(s): Dorothy Ashby

Album: Afro-Harping / Cadet / LPS 809

Duration: 3:15


Title: Sweet Songs

Composer: Sarah Webster Fabio Wayne Wallace Leon Williams Cyril Leslie Fabio III

Performer(s): Sarah Webster Fabio

Album: Jujus: Alchemy of the Blue / BGP / CD BGPD 112

Duration: 5:05


Title: Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)

Composer: S Stewart

Performer(s): Sly & The Family Stone

Album: The Best of Sly & The Family Stone / Epic / 4717 582

Duration: 4:45


Title: Family Affair

Composer: S Stewart S Stone

Performer(s): Bobby Hutcherson

Album: The Funk Jazz Brothers / Blue Note / 50999 521 423 0 7

Duration: 269:00


Title: I Got The…

Composer: Labi Siffre

Performer(s): Labi Siffre

Album: Feelin' The Spirit / Blue Note / 509999 52 103 12 4

Duration: 6:30



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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