Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Thursday 3 December 2020

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 on Spotify 

Check out and follow John's playlist on Spotify featuring a number of tracks played recently on the show.

Mystery Train Guests

On our Mystery Train Sunday Service, John is joined by a special guest who picks the tunes. You can stream or download each programme via the RTÉ Player, or via the Apple Store and Spotify. Listen to programmes with Dorothy Cross, Bronagh Gallagher, Lisa Dwan, Paula Meehan, Cillian Murphy, Gavin Friday, Sam Amidon, Neil Hannon and more...

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Third Man Theme

Composer: Chappell Music

Performer(s): Anton Karas

Album: Anton Karas The First Man of the Zither / Jasmine / JASCD 123

Duration: 2:14


Title: Afropusherman

Composer: Dr L, Tony Allen, Jean Ph-Dary, Jeff Kellner, Cesar Anot

Performer(s): Dr L, Tony Allen, Jean Ph-Dary, Jeff Kellner, Cesar Anot

Album: Psyco On da Bus / Comet / COMET 018

Duration: 4:43


Title: Yala

Composer: Oumou Sangare

Performer(s): Oumou Sangare

Album: Oumou / World Circuit / WCD 067

Duration: 4:07


Title: Superstition

Composer: Stevie Wonder

Performer(s): Stevie Wonder

Album: At the Close of a Century / Motown / 153 992 2

Duration: 4:26


Title: Too High

Composer: Stevie Wonder

Performer(s): Freddie Hubbard

Album: High Energy / Columbia / KC 33048

Duration: 6:39


Title: Isn't She Lovely?

Composer: Stevie Wonder

Performer(s): Jackie Terrasson

Album: Smile / Dreyfus Jazz / FDM 36664-2

Duration: 3:04


Title: The Wonder Of You

Composer: Baker Knight

Performer(s): Villagers

Album: Big Little Lies (Music From The HBO Limited Series) / ABCKO / 8412-1

Duration: 2:48


Title: It's A Wonderful Life

Composer: Mark Linkous

Performer(s): Sparklehorse

Album: It's A Wonderful Life / Capitol Records / CDP 7243 5 256 16 29

Duration: 2:58


Title: Autumn Sweater

Composer: Yo La Tengo

Performer(s): Yo La Tengo

Album: I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One / Matador / OLE 222 2

Duration: 5:18


Title: Face Of The Sun

Composer: Shana Cleveland

Performer(s): Shana Cleveland

Album: Night of The Worm Moon / Hardly Art / HAR 111

Duration: 3:29


Title: Another Morning

Composer: Mark Eitzel

Performer(s): American Music Club

Album: Love Songs for Patriots / Cooking Vinyl / COOKCD 318

Duration: 3:21


Title: Hollywood Lawn

Composer: Jenny Lewis

Performer(s): Jenny Lewis

Album: On The Line / Warner / 9362 49014 5

Duration: 4:34


Title: Key West (Philosopher Pirate)

Composer: Bob Dylan

Performer(s): Bob Dylan

Album: Rough and Rowdy Ways / Columbia / 19439780982

Duration: 9:34


Title: Here In The Dark

Composer: Aoife Nessa Frances

Performer(s): Aoife Nessa Frances

Album: Land Of No Junction / Basin Rock / BR 008

Duration: 5:26


Title: The Pure And The Damned (Feat. Iggy Pop)

Composer: Daniel Lopatin

Performer(s): Oneohtrix Point Never

Album: Goodtime Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Warp / WARP CD 292

Duration: 4:29


Title: The How Of It Sped

Composer: David Moore

Performer(s): Bing & Ruth

Album: No Home of the Mind / 4AD / CAD 3706 CD

Duration: 5:47


Title: Switzer's Window

Composer: Duncan Brian Murphy

Performer(s): Minced Oath

Album: Supervene / Countersunk / SUNK0026

Duration: 6:19


Title: Send Help

Composer: Coady Willis Jared Warren

Performer(s): Andy The Doorbum

Album: Even When the Cat Comes / Alien/Native Movement / PROMO

Duration: 7:58


Title: For A Few Dollars More (Watch Chimes)

Composer: Morricone

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: For A Few Dollars More Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / RCA International (Camden) / INTS 1237

Duration: 1:13


Title: Interstate 5 (Extended Version)

Composer: David Gedge Simon Cleave

Performer(s): The Wedding Present

Album: The Wedding Present Present Take Fountain / Scopitones / Tone CD 020

Duration: 8:06


Title: Rican Beach

Composer: Alynda Segarra

Performer(s): Hurray For The Riff Raff

Album: The Navigator / ATO Records / ATO0366 CD

Duration: 3:31


Title: La Luna En Tu Mirada

Composer: Luis Chanivecky

Performer(s): Ry Cooder & Manuel Galban

Album: Mambo Sinuendo / Nonesuch / 7559 79691 2

Duration: 4:12


Title: Manha De Carnaval

Composer: Maria

Performer(s): Dexter Gordon

Album: Gettin' Around / Blue Note Records / 0946 3 55202 2 4

Duration: 8:23


Title: Agua De Beber

Composer: Jobim

Performer(s): Antonio Carlos Jobim

Album: Antonio Carlos Jobim For Lovers / Verve / 6024 9845 4848

Duration: 2:50


Title: Corcovado (Quiet Night Of Quiet Stars)

Composer: Antonio Carlos Jobim Gene Lees

Performer(s): Stan Getz Joao Gilberto Astrid Gilberto

Album: Getz/Gilberto / Verve / 6024 9845 4848

Duration: 4:14


Title: The Third Man Theme

Composer: Karas

Performer(s): Esquivel

Album: Music From A Sparkling Planet / Bmg / Bmg

Duration: 3:02



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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