Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 11 February 2018

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.

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Dorothy Cross

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Dorothy Cross

Mama Cass and the song of a Papua New Guinea shark caller as John is joined by artist Dorothy Cross. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Composer: Harburg

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan

Album: In the Land of Hi-Fi / Polygram Records / 826 454 2

Duration: 3:28


Title: Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Composer: Fabian André

Performer(s): The Mamas And The Papas

Album: The Mamas & the Papas: Gold / DGC / Geffen / 9862468

Duration: 3:16


Title: I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls

Composer: Balfe

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Album: La Stupenda The Supreme Joan Sutherland / Deutsche Grammophon GmbH / 0289 470 0262 8

Duration: 4:34


Title: Blackbird

Composer: Lennon

Performer(s): The Beatles

Album: White Album / Parlophone / 4968952

Duration: 2:18


Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga Mia Cruda Sorte

Composer: Handel

Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Harry Bickett (Conductor)

Album: Handel Arias / Decca / 47561861772

Duration: 4:26


Title: Quando Corpus Morituer From Stabat Mater

Composer: Pergolesi

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney And Andreas Scholl, Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset ‎

Album: Pergolesi: Stabat Mater / Decca / 466 134-2

Duration: 4:34


Title: Negrume De Noite

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Virginia Rodrigues

Album: Sol Negro / Sony Music Distribution / 292100

Duration: 4:37


Title: Riders To The Sea Aria Sung By Sarah Walker

Composer: Vaughan Williams

Performer(s): Norma Burrows, Orchestra Nova Of London, Meredith Davies

Album: Riders To The Sea (Opera In One Act After Synge) / Magnificat / Angel Records / S-36819

Duration: 6:00


Title: Caoineadh Na Marbh (Caoine For The Dead)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Bridget Mullin

Album: Songs of Aran / Smithsonian Folkway Recordings / Folkways Recordings / FM 4002

Duration: 2:10


Title: Love And Affection

Performer(s): Joan Armatrading

Album: Joan Armatrading

Duration: 4:36


Title: My Bonny/Prayer For The Dying

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Lisa Hannigan & Alasdair Malloy

Duration: 6:40


Title: 1000 Kisses Deep

Composer: Cohen

Performer(s): Leonard Cohen

Album: The Essential Leonard Cohen / Columbia / Sony Music Distribution / 88697773642

Duration: 6:27



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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