Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 8 October 2017

Coming up Sunday June 17th...

John Kelly is joined by composer Gavin Bryars who talks about his approach to composition, and working  with the likes of John Cage, Tom Waits and Father John Misty. 

Over two days in June, Louth Contemporary Music Society will present the Book of Hours, a music festival devoted to beautiful, profound music by contemporary composers from across the globe. Gavin will be performing his haunting, ethereal 'Jesus Blood...' with a festival ensemble including young musicians from Music Generation Louth in a perfect end to the festival on Saturday, June 23rd.

For details, visit the Louth CMS website

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.

Sunday Service - Josh Ritter

Sunday Service - Josh Ritter

Tonight John's guest is Josh Ritter, the American singer-songwriter who made his name on these shores. He talks about life as a musician in today's America, chooses some fine music and plays a few songs of his own.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Nightswimming

Composer: Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck

Performer(s): Rem

Album: In Time: The Best of REM / Warner Bros / 9362-48381-2

Duration: 4:18


Title: Flutter

Composer: The Unthanks

Performer(s): The Unthanks

Album: Mount the Air / Rabble Rouser Music / Promo

Duration: 3:38


Title: Hotter Colder

Composer: Kate Stables

Performer(s): This Is The Kit

Album: Moonshine Freeze / Rough Trade / RTRADCD870

Duration: 3:58


Title: This Side Of The Blue

Composer: Joanna Newsom

Performer(s): Joanna Newsom

Album: The Milk-Eyed Mender / Drag City / DC263CD

Duration: 5:21


Title: No Church In The Wild

Composer: Shawn Carter

Performer(s): Jay Z And Kanye

Album: Watch The Throne / Roc-A-Fella / B0015426-02

Duration: 4:32


Title: The Very Thought Of You

Composer: Ray Noble

Performer(s): Jeri Southern

Album: The Very Thought of You / Decca / GRP-6712

Duration: 3:04


Title: The Way It Will Be

Composer: David Rawlings

Performer(s): Gillian Welch

Album: The Harrow & The Harvest / Acony / ACNY1109

Duration: 4:47


Title: Dreams

Composer: Josh Ritter

Performer(s): Josh Ritter

Album: RTÉ Recording / RTÉ Recording

Duration: 4:30


Title: Hurt Me Soul

Composer: Lupe Fiasco

Performer(s): Lupe Fiasco

Album: Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor / Atlantic / 83959

Duration: 4:22


Title: Last Of My Kind

Composer: Jason Isbell

Performer(s): Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit

Album: The Nashville Sound / Southeastern Records / Thirty Tigers / SER 9988

Duration: 4:22


Title: Knocked Down

Composer: Adam Granduciel

Performer(s): War On Drugs

Album: A Deeper Understanding / Atlantic / 7567866063

Duration: 3:59


Title: Did I Ever Love You?

Composer: Leonard Cohen

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: Popular Problems / Columbia / 88875014292

Duration: 4:10


Title: Coffee Blues

Composer: John Hurt

Performer(s): Missisippi John Hurt

Album: The Mississippi John Hurt / Vanguard / VSD-19/20

Duration: 3:15


Title: Ghost Towns

Composer: Josh Kaufman

Performer(s): Bob Weir

Album: Blue Mountain / Sony Music Entertainment / 5047236

Duration: 4:55


Title: Trains Go By

Composer: Josh Ritter

Performer(s): Josh Ritter

Album: RTÉ Recording / RTÉ Recording

Duration: 4:00


Title: Hobo Ho

Composer: Charles Mingus

Performer(s): Charles Mingus

Album: Let My Children Hear Music / BGO / BGO CD 1140

Duration: 10:11



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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