Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Tuesday 5 December 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.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Strange Things Happening Every Day

Composer: Tharpe

Performer(s): Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Album: Top 55 Classics - The Very Best of Sister Rosetta Tharpe / Fremeaux & Associes / Fa 050

Duration: 2:47


Title: Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us

Composer: Sam Phillips

Performer(s): Robert Plant Alison Krauss

Album: Raising Sand / Rounder / 475 9382

Duration: 3:26


Title: I Am Ready

Composer: Rachel Parton Dennison

Performer(s): Dolly Parton

Album: The Grass Is Blue / Sugar Hill / Sugcd3900

Duration: 2:44


Title: Jolene

Composer: Parton

Performer(s): Susana And The Magical Orchestra

Album: List of Lights and Buoys / Rune Grammofon / Rcd 2004

Duration: 3:53


Title: Carry Fire

Composer: Plant Adams Baggott Fuller Smith Tyson

Performer(s): Robert Plant And The Sensational Shapeshifters

Album: Carry Fire / Nonesuch / 6559 79349 3

Duration: 5:25


Title: Sahara Featuring Iggy Pop

Composer: Songhoy Blues

Performer(s): Songhoy Blues

Album: Resistance / Transgressive / Trans298 CD

Duration: 3:03


Title: Tenere Taqhim Tossam

Composer: Tinariwen

Performer(s): Tinariwen (Feat. Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone) - Tv On The Radio

Album: Tassili / V2 Records / (Promo Copy)

Duration: 4:13


Title: Province

Composer: Malone Sitek

Performer(s): Tv On The Radio

Album: Return to Cookie Mountain / 4AD / CAD 2697 CD

Duration: 3:54


Title: Hug Of Thunder

Composer: Broken Social Scene

Performer(s): Broken Social Scene

Album: Hug of Thunder / City Slang / SLANG 50120

Duration: 4:55


Title: Any Party

Composer: Leslie Feist Dominic Salole

Performer(s): Feist

Album: Pleasure / Polydor / LC00 309

Duration: 5:23


Title: Autobahn

Performer(s): Kraftwerk

Album: Autobahn (Remastered)

Duration: 22:54


Title: The Model

Composer: Hutter

Performer(s): Balanescu Quartet

Album: Possessed / Mute Records / 5016 0256 11119

Duration: 3:42


Title: Berlin By Overnight

Composer: Max Richter

Performer(s): Daniel Hope Jochen Carls

Album: Spheres / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 0571

Duration: 1:34


Title: Berlin By Overnight Lorna Dune Remix

Composer: Max Richter

Performer(s): Daniel Hope Jochen Carls

Album: Berlin By Overnight / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 479 3988

Duration: 6:46


Title: Twentytwofourteen

Composer: Lavelle

Performer(s): The Album Leaf

Album: Sub Pop 101 / City Slang / 7243 571162 2

Duration: 5:40


Title: Born To Beg

Composer: Aaron Dessner Bryce Dessner

Performer(s): The National

Album: Sleep Well Beast / 4AD / 4AD 0020CD

Duration: 4:22


Title: Beat Of Your Heart

Composer: Ailie Blunnie

Performer(s): Ailie Blunnie

Album: West to the Evening Sun / Happy Out Records / HOR 003

Duration: 3:28


Title: Diamonds And Pearls

Composer: Nelson

Performer(s): Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Marcin Wasilewski (Piano), Slawomir Kurkiewicz (Double Bass), Michal Miskiewicz (Drums)

Album: January / Ecm 2019 / Ecm 2019

Duration: 5:45


Title: Someday My Prince Will Come

Composer: Churchill

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: The Essential Miles Davis / Columbia / Stvcd119

Duration: 9:04


Title: Nothing Compares 2 U

Composer: Prince

Performer(s): Jimmy Scott

Album: Holding Back the Years / Birdology/WEA / 3984275772

Duration: 6:15


Title: Alphabet Street

Composer: Prince

Performer(s): Prince

Album: The Very Best of Prince / Warner Brothers / 8122 74272 2

Duration: 5:38


Title: Musicality

Composer: Prince

Performer(s): Prince

Album: Musicology / Columbia / COL 517165 9

Duration: 4:23


Title: All Aboard The Soul Funky Train

Composer: James Brown

Performer(s): The Jbs

Album: Funky Good Time The Anthology / Polydor / 527 094 2

Duration: 4:30


Title: Jolene

Composer: Parton

Performer(s): Kellee Patterson

Album: The Cream Of Funky Jams Vol 1 / Life on Mars / MARSCD11

Duration: 3:48


Title: This Train

Composer: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Performer(s): Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Album: The Gospel of the Blues (Remastered) / Decca

Duration: 2:50



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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