Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 7 January 2018

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 - Garry Hynes

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Garry Hynes

Every Sunday John is joined by a special guest and this week, director Garry Hynes chooses the music.

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: Venice

Composer: The Books

Performer(s): The Books

Album: Lost and Safe (Remastered) / Tomlab / Tom 50

Duration: 1:42


Title: Features Creatures

Composer: Bjork Arca

Performer(s): Bjork

Album: Utopia / One Little Indian / TPLP 1281 CD

Duration: 4:49


Title: Varteldur

Composer: Sigur Ros

Performer(s): Sigur Ros

Album: Valtari / Parlophone / 50999 6 23555 20

Duration: 6:07


Title: A Case Of You

Composer: Mitchell

Performer(s): Phoebe Snow

Album: I Can't Complain / House of Blues / 5141613522

Duration: 4:07


Title: The Granite Gaze

Composer: Trad arranged Lankum

Performer(s): Lankum

Album: Between the Earth and Sky / Rough Trade

Duration: 3:34


Title: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

Composer: MacColl

Performer(s): Roberta Flack

Album: The Very Best of Roberta Flack / Atlantic / Rhino / 8122733322

Duration: 5:21


Title: In My Imagination

Composer: Patti Scialfa

Performer(s): Patti Scialfa

Album: Rumble Doll / 4738742

Duration: 4:22


Title: Nunc Dimittis

Composer: Tarik O'Regan

Performer(s): Coro Geral E Coro De Câmara Da Esml

Duration: 5:50


Title: Eternal Source Of Light Divine

Composer: Handel

Performer(s): Alfred Deller, Oriana Concert Orchestra

Album: The Art of Alfred Deller: The Counter-Tenor Legacy / itunes / itunes

Duration: 6:58


Title: The Words That Maketh Murder

Composer: PJ Harvey

Performer(s): Pj Harvey

Album: Let England Shake / Island / 651

Duration: 3:45


Title: Dyin’ Time

Composer: Joe Creighton

Performer(s): Joe Creighton

Album: Holywell / Innisfree

Duration: 4:00


Title: Things We Lost In The Fire

Composer: John Murry

Performer(s): John Murry

Album: The Graceless Age / Evangeline / 13

Duration: 6:12


Title: Dark, Dear Heart

Composer: Mary Margaret O'Hara

Performer(s): Holly Cole

Album: Dark Dear Heart / Blue Note / Metro Blue / 8573652

Duration: 4:00


Title: City Of New Orleans

Composer: Steve Goodman

Performer(s): Arlo Guthrie

Album: Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Massacree / Time/Life Music / 20

Duration: 4:33


Title: Night Train

Composer: Rickie Lee Jones

Performer(s): Rickie Lee Jones

Album: Original Album Series / Rhino / Warner Bros / 2798361

Duration: 3:18


Title: Thousands Are Sailing

Composer: P Chevron

Performer(s): The Pogues

Album: If I Should Fall from Grace With God [Expanded] / 2292 44493 2

Duration: 5:38



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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