Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Thursday 8 February 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 - 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: Marc Antony's Funeral Oration

Composer: Adapted By Richard Buckley

Performer(s): Lord Buckley

Album: Ultimate Beatnik Collection, Vol. 2 / Rhino / R2 78302

Duration: 4:03


Title: Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

Composer: Bob Dylan

Performer(s): Bob Dylan

Album: Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 / Columbia / 467851

Duration: 7:07


Title: Ophelia

Composer: Robertson

Performer(s): The Band

Album: The Band Greatest Hits / Capitol / B001GTUN 38

Duration: 3:32


Title: Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow Tree

Composer: Trad arranged Natalie Merchant

Performer(s): Natalie Merchant

Album: The House Carpenter's Daughter / MA 1026

Duration: 3:44


Title: Young Emily

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Dellie Norton

Album: 50 Years: Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go? / Smithsonian / SFW CD 40159

Duration: 2:04


Title: Another Story

Composer: Sam Amidon

Performer(s): Sam Amidon

Album: The Following Mountain / Nonesuch / 7559 79380 1

Duration: 4:38


Title: Gendel In 5

Composer: Sam Amidon

Performer(s): Sam Amidon

Album: The Following Mountain / Nonesuch / 7559 79380 1

Duration: 4:29


Title: Quit The Curse

Composer: Anna Burch

Performer(s): Anna Burch

Album: Quit the Curse / Heavenly Records / HVNLP 150CD

Duration: 2:53


Title: Another Space

Composer: Joey Burns

Performer(s): Calexico

Album: The Thread That Keeps Us / City Slang / Slang 50138

Duration: 3:54


Title: When Love Breaks Down

Composer: Paddy McAloon

Performer(s): Prefab Sprout

Album: Steve McQueen / Kitchenware / 466336 2

Duration: 4:06


Title: How Soon Is Now

Composer: Morrissey Marr

Performer(s): The Smiths

Album: The Very Best of The Smiths / WEA / 8573 88948 2

Duration: 6:32


Title: Very, Very Hungry

Composer: Eno

Performer(s): Brian Eno David Byrne

Album: My Life in the Bush of Ghosts / EG / EG CD 48

Duration: 3:21


Title: Marilli

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Unknown Singer

Album: Explorer Series Ghana Ancient Ceremonies, Dance Music & Songs / Nonesuch / 7559 797 11 2

Duration: 2:04


Title: Ladilikan

Composer: Traditional arranged Fode Lassana Diabate Lucy Duran Jacob Garchik

Performer(s): Trio Da Kali Kronos Quartet

Album: Ladilikan / World Circuit / WCV093

Duration: 4:58


Title: Keeping Up

Composer: Arthur Russell

Performer(s): Arthur Russell

Album: Corn / Soul Jazz / SJR CD83

Duration: 6:20


Title: The Village Caller

Composer: Johnny Lytle

Performer(s): Johnny Lytle

Album: On Green Dolphin Street / BGP / Cdbgpd 143

Duration: 4:02


Title: Sahara 72

Composer: Espen Home Rodrigo Lopez

Performer(s): Bobby Hughes Experience

Album: Blow Up / V2 / V2101 0542

Duration: 5:07


Title: Exploration

Composer: Karminksy Experince Inc

Performer(s): The Karminksy Experience

Album: Blow Up / V2 / V2101 0542

Duration: 5:07


Title: One Two Cha Cha Cha

Composer: Bakshi

Performer(s): Usha Uthup & Chorus

Album: Further In Flight Entertainment / Deram / 553 126-2

Duration: 3:15


Title: A Little Strange

Composer: John Martyn Leon Ware T-Boy Ross

Performer(s): John Martyn

Album: And / Go! Discs / 828 798 2

Duration: 4:56


Title: Let's Get It On

Performer(s): Marvin Gaye

Album: Number 1's: Marvin Gaye

Duration: 4:12


Title: What A Man

Composer: Dave Crawford

Performer(s): Laura Lee

Album: Atlantic Sisters of Soul / Sequel / RSA CD 806

Duration: 2:58


Title: Sexual Healing

Composer: Marvin Gaye

Performer(s): The Hot 8 Brass Band

Album: DJ Yoda / Fabric / Fabriclive 39

Duration: 2:21


Title: (Meet) The Flintstones

Composer: Hanna

Performer(s): Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Album: Jockomo Jockomo The Sound of New Orleans R & B / Music Club / MCCD 206

Duration: 3:34


Title: Bullitt

Composer: Lalo Schrifrin

Performer(s): Lalo Schrifrin

Album: Music From The Motion Picture Bullitt / Warner / 9362 45008 2

Duration: 2:05


Title: Exit Music (For A Film)

Composer: Colin Greenwood Jonny Greenwood Edward O'Brien Philip Selway Thom Yorke

Performer(s): Radiohead

Album: OK Computer / EMI / 7243 8 55229 25

Duration: 4:25



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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