Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 7 March 2021

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

00:00

Title: Night And Day

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Night And Day / Polygram Records / 847 202 2

Duration: 3:04

00:00

Title: Evening Chorus

Composer: Cosmo Sheldrake

Performer(s): Cosmo Sheldrake

Album: Wake Up Calls / Tardigrade / download

Duration: 1:25

00:00

Title: Come As You Are

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Nirvana

Album: Nevermind / Sub Pop / DGCD 24425

Duration: 3:38

00:00

Title: 6 Am Jullandar Shere

Composer: T Singh

Performer(s): Cornershop

Album: Womain's Gotta Have It / Wiiija / WIJ 45CD

Duration: 6:23

00:00

Title: You Showed Me

Composer: Gene Clark James McGuinn

Performer(s): The Turtles

Album: The Turtles Present The Battle Of the Bands / White Whale / WWS 7118

Duration: 3:16

00:00

Title: Black Iris

Composer: Swen Wunder

Performer(s): Sven Wunder

Album: Eastern Flowers / Piano Piano / PP1001

Duration: 2:53

00:00

Title: Ocotillo

Composer: Dan Duszynski, Emily Cross, Jonathan Meiburg

Performer(s): Loma

Album: Half Silences / Sub Pop / SP1322

Duration: 4:50

00:00

Title: Mashozi Ya Huba

Composer: Siti Muharam

Performer(s): Siti Muharam

Album: Siti of Unguja (Romance Revolution On Zanzibar) / On the Corner / OTCRCD005

Duration: 4:40

00:00

Title: Remain The Fool

Composer: Daniel O'Sullivan Richard Youngs

Performer(s): Daniel O'Sullivan Richard Youngs

Album: single / Ogenesis / download

Duration: 198:00

00:00

Title: In My House

Performer(s): Kahil El'zabar's Spirit Groove Feat. David Murray

Album: Kahil El'Zabar's Spirit Groove feat. David Murray / Spiritmuse / 6344 570 11915

Duration: 6:58

00:00

Title: Ideal Woman

Composer: Celeste Epiphany Waite Jamie Hartman. Jamian Nagadhana

Performer(s): Celeste

Album: Not Your Muse / Polydor / 856985

Duration: 214:00

00:00

Title: Afro Blue Feat. Erykah Badu

Composer: Mongo Santamaria

Performer(s): Robert Glasper Experiment

Album: Black Radio / Blue Note / 509995 590 014 20

Duration: 5:45

00:00

Title: The Plum Blossom

Composer: Yusef Lateef

Performer(s): Yusef Lateef

Album: Eastern Sounds / Prestige / PR 7319

Duration: 295:00

00:00

Title: Destination(Dr Yusef Lateef)

Composer: Angel Bat Dawid

Performer(s): Angel Bat Dawid

Album: The Oracle / International Anthem Recording Company / IMRC0023

Duration: 2:23

00:00

Title: Watermelon Man

Composer: H. Hancock arranged Harvey Mason

Performer(s): Herbie Hancock

Album: Head Hunters / Columbia / 471 239 2

Duration: 6:29

00:00

Title: Sometimes He's In My Dreams

Composer: Mary Lattimore

Performer(s): Mary Lattimore

Album: Silver Ladders / Ghostly International / GI-370

Duration: 3:47

00:00

Title: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Robert Glasper Lalah Hathaway

Album: Black Radio / Blue Note / 509995 590 014 20

Duration: 7:24

00:00

Title: Wait For Now - Mary Lattimore Rework

Composer: The Cinematic Orchestra

Performer(s): The Cinematic Orchestra

Album: To Believe Remixes / Ninja Tune / ZEN 12539

Duration: 6:51

00:00

Title: Black Betty

Composer: Ledbetter

Performer(s): Leadbelly

Album: Tom Waits' Jukebox / Chrome Dreams / CDCDD 5013

Duration: 1:52

00:00

Title: The Workers Of Art (Kelly Moran Remix)

Composer: The Cinematic Orchestra

Performer(s): The Cinematic Orchestra

Album: To Believe Remixes / Ninja Tune / ZEN 12539

Duration: 4:45

00:00

Title: Out On The Western Plain

Composer: Ledbetter

Performer(s): Rory Gallagher

Album: Against The Grain / Strange Music / 8872 546 1492

Duration: 3:55

00:00

Title: Helix

Composer: Kelly Moran

Performer(s): Kelly Moran

Album: Ultraviolet / Warp / WARPCD 297

Duration: 8:47

00:00

Title: Jesse James

Composer: Traditional arranged Bruce Springsteen

Performer(s): Bruce Springsteen

Album: We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions / Columbia / 828 768 307 42 CD 1

Duration: 3:35

00:00

Title: Sugar For The Pill

Composer: Halstead

Performer(s): Slowdive

Album: Slowdive / Dead Oceans / DOC 132

Duration: 4:30

00:00

Title: El Corrido De Jesse James

Composer: Ry Cooder

Performer(s): Ry Cooder

Album: Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down / 527407 1

Duration: 4:15

00:00

Title: Marie

Composer: Marissa Nadler Richie Thomas Simon Raymonde

Performer(s): Lost Horizons Marissa Nadler

Album: In Quiet Moments / download / BELLA1111V

Duration: 4:35

00:00

Title: Rather Lovely Thing

Composer: Cave

Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Album: The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford: Ost / Mute Records / Cdstumm294

Duration: 3:07

00:00

Title: In Quiet Moments

Composer: Brent Martens Richie Thomas Simon Raymonde Ural Thomas

Performer(s): Lost Horizons Ural Thomas

Album: In Quiet Moments / Bella Union / download

Duration: 5:53

00:00

Title: Bright Horses

Composer: Cave

Performer(s): Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Album: Ghosteen / Ghosteen Ltd / 50561 67114796

Duration: 4:51

00:00

Title: I Don't Believe In You

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Freise-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: The Colour of Spring / EMI / 24 0491 4

Duration: 5:02

00:00

Title: In Quiet Moments

Composer: Brent Martens Richie Thomas Simon Raymonde Ural Thomas

Performer(s): Lost Horizons Ural Thomas

Album: In Quiet Moments / Bella Union / download

Duration: 5:35

00:00

Title: Life's What You Make It

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Freise-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Natural History / Parlophone / 793976 1

Duration: 4:23

00:00

Title: Just My Soul Responding

Composer: William Robinson Marv Tarplin

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: The Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 4:49

00:00

Title: On Your Way Now

Composer: Mark McAdam

Performer(s): Sharon Van Etten

Album: single / Jagjaguar / download

Duration: 2:54

00:00

Title: You Really Got A Hold On Me

Composer: Henry Cosby William Smokey Robinson Steve Wonder

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 2:58

00:00

Title: Fuse

Composer: Eliza Carthy

Performer(s): Eliza Carthy Van Dyke Parks Mondriaan String Quartet

Album: Angels & Cigarettes / Warner Brothers / 9362 47698 2

Duration: 4:46

00:00

Title: Tears Of A Clown

Composer: Henry Cosby William Smokey Robinson Steve Wonder

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 2:59

00:00

Title: Wasp's Nest

Composer: Nadine Shah Ben Hillier

Performer(s): Nadine Shah

Album: Kitchen Sink / Infectious Music / INFECT574CLP

Duration: 4:20

00:00

Title: You Gotta Walk (Don't Look Back)

Composer: Wlliam Smokey Robinson D White

Performer(s): Peter Tosh

Album: Peter Tosh The Gold Collection / EMI GOLD / 7243 8 37165 24

Duration: 3:42

00:00

Title: The First Time

Composer: Patrick J Pearson Richard Walters Simon Armitage

Performer(s): Lyr Simon Armitage

Album: Call In The Crash Team / Mercury KX / 0857 439

Duration: 3:43

00:00

Title: Waiting On A Friend

Composer: Jagger Richards

Performer(s): Rolling Stones

Album: Tattoo You / Virgin / 7243 8 39521 20

Duration: 4:34

00:00

Title: Alice, Etc.

Composer: Lee Ranaldo Raul Refree

Performer(s): Lee Ranaldo Raul Refree

Album: Names of North End Women / Mute / CDSTUMM 445

Duration: 6:27

00:00

Title: You Do Something To Me

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Sonny Rollins

Album: Original Album Classics - The Bridge / Rca / 886 971 5532

Duration: 6:49

00:00

Title: Back For Me

Composer: Lonnie Holley

Performer(s): Lonnie Holley

Album: MITH / Jagjaguwar / JAG 316

Duration: 6:59

00:00

Title: What Is This Thing Called Love

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Clifford Brown & Max Roach

Album: Clifford Brown & Max Roach At Basin Street / Verve / 589 826 2

Duration: 7:33

00:00

Title: Sunshine Superman

Composer: Donovan Leitch

Performer(s): Dr Lonnie Smith, Iggy Pop

Album: single / Blue Note / download

Duration: 6:37

00:00

Title: Get Out Of Town

Composer: Cole Porter

Performer(s): Shirley Horn

Album: Utimate Shirley Horn / Verve / 547 162 2

Duration: 2:51

00:00

Title: All About My Girl

Composer: Jimmy McGriff

Performer(s): Jimmy Mcgriff

Album: Pullin' Out All The Stops / Blue Note / 7243 830724 22

Duration: 3:55

00:00

Title: Love For Sale

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Hanks Jones, Sam Jones & Art Blakey

Album: Somethin' Else / Blue Note / 7 46338 2

Duration: 7:03

00:00

Title: Everytime We Say Goodbye

Composer: Cole Porter

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: My Favourite Things / Atlantic / 8122765882

Duration: 5:41

00:00

Title: Night And Day

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Night And Day / Polygram Records / 847 202 2

Duration: 3:04

00:00

Title: Come As You Are

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Nirvana

Album: Nevermind / Sub Pop / DGCD 24425

Duration: 3:38

00:00

Title: You Showed Me

Composer: Gene Clark James McGuinn

Performer(s): The Turtles

Album: The Turtles Present The Battle Of the Bands / White Whale / WWS 7118

Duration: 3:16

00:00

Title: Ocotillo

Composer: Dan Duszynski, Emily Cross, Jonathan Meiburg

Performer(s): Loma

Album: Half Silences / Sub Pop / SP1322

Duration: 4:50

00:00

Title: Remain The Fool

Composer: Daniel O'Sullivan Richard Youngs

Performer(s): Daniel O'Sullivan Richard Youngs

Album: single / Ogenesis / download

Duration: 198:00

00:00

Title: Ideal Woman

Composer: Celeste Epiphany Waite Jamie Hartman. Jamian Nagadhana

Performer(s): Celeste

Album: Not Your Muse / Polydor / 856985

Duration: 214:00

00:00

Title: The Plum Blossom

Composer: Yusef Lateef

Performer(s): Yusef Lateef

Album: Eastern Sounds / Prestige / PR 7319

Duration: 295:00

00:00

Title: Watermelon Man

Composer: H. Hancock arranged Harvey Mason

Performer(s): Herbie Hancock

Album: Head Hunters / Columbia / 471 239 2

Duration: 6:29

00:00

Title: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Robert Glasper Lalah Hathaway

Album: Black Radio / Blue Note / 509995 590 014 20

Duration: 7:24

00:00

Title: Black Betty

Composer: Ledbetter

Performer(s): Leadbelly

Album: Tom Waits' Jukebox / Chrome Dreams / CDCDD 5013

Duration: 1:52

00:00

Title: Out On The Western Plain

Composer: Ledbetter

Performer(s): Rory Gallagher

Album: Against The Grain / Strange Music / 8872 546 1492

Duration: 3:55

00:00

Title: Jesse James

Composer: Traditional arranged Bruce Springsteen

Performer(s): Bruce Springsteen

Album: We Shall Overcome - The Seeger Sessions / Columbia / 828 768 307 42 CD 1

Duration: 3:35

00:00

Title: El Corrido De Jesse James

Composer: Ry Cooder

Performer(s): Ry Cooder

Album: Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down / 527407 1

Duration: 4:15

00:00

Title: Rather Lovely Thing

Composer: Cave

Performer(s): Nick Cave & Warren Ellis

Album: The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford: Ost / Mute Records / Cdstumm294

Duration: 3:07

00:00

Title: Bright Horses

Composer: Cave

Performer(s): Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Album: Ghosteen / Ghosteen Ltd / 50561 67114796

Duration: 4:51

00:00

Title: In Quiet Moments

Composer: Brent Martens Richie Thomas Simon Raymonde Ural Thomas

Performer(s): Lost Horizons Ural Thomas

Album: In Quiet Moments / Bella Union / download

Duration: 5:35

00:00

Title: Just My Soul Responding

Composer: William Robinson Marv Tarplin

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: The Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 4:49

00:00

Title: You Really Got A Hold On Me

Composer: Henry Cosby William Smokey Robinson Steve Wonder

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 2:58

00:00

Title: Tears Of A Clown

Composer: Henry Cosby William Smokey Robinson Steve Wonder

Performer(s): Smokey Robinson

Album: Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Greatest Hits / Motown / 530 121 2

Duration: 2:59

00:00

Title: You Gotta Walk (Don't Look Back)

Composer: Wlliam Smokey Robinson D White

Performer(s): Peter Tosh

Album: Peter Tosh The Gold Collection / EMI GOLD / 7243 8 37165 24

Duration: 3:42

00:00

Title: Waiting On A Friend

Composer: Jagger Richards

Performer(s): Rolling Stones

Album: Tattoo You / Virgin / 7243 8 39521 20

Duration: 4:34

00:00

Title: You Do Something To Me

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Sonny Rollins

Album: Original Album Classics - The Bridge / Rca / 886 971 5532

Duration: 6:49

00:00

Title: What Is This Thing Called Love

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Clifford Brown & Max Roach

Album: Clifford Brown & Max Roach At Basin Street / Verve / 589 826 2

Duration: 7:33

00:00

Title: Get Out Of Town

Composer: Cole Porter

Performer(s): Shirley Horn

Album: Utimate Shirley Horn / Verve / 547 162 2

Duration: 2:51

00:00

Title: Love For Sale

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Hanks Jones, Sam Jones & Art Blakey

Album: Somethin' Else / Blue Note / 7 46338 2

Duration: 7:03

00:00

Title: Everytime We Say Goodbye

Composer: Cole Porter

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: My Favourite Things / Atlantic / 8122765882

Duration: 5:41

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