Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 4 March 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 - Catherine Sikora

Mystery Train Sunday Service - Catherine Sikora

John is joined by saxophonist Catherine Sikora who tells us everything you wanted to know about free jazz but were afraid to ask.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Equinox

Composer: Coltrane

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: Coltrane's Sound / Atlantic Recording Company / 8122 73754 2

Duration: 8:38


Title: The Lady Is A Tramp

Composer: Rodgers/hart

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Twelve Nights In Hollywood (Live) / Universal / 0654842

Duration: 3:19


Title: There Is No Greater Love

Composer: Jones

Performer(s): Gene Ammonds

Album: Boss Tenors: Straight Ahead From Chicago August 1961 / Verve / V-8426

Duration: 6:30


Title: I Put A Spell On You

Composer: Hawkins, Jay

Performer(s): Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Album: Cow Fingers and Mosquito Pie / Sony Music Entertainment UK Ltd

Duration: 2:25


Title: Killing Floor

Composer: Howlin' Wolf

Performer(s): Howlin' Wolf

Album: The Chess 50th Anniversary Collection: His Best / Stardust Records / CLP6796

Duration: 2:47


Title: Dirty Blvd.

Composer: Lou Reed

Performer(s): Lou Reed

Album: New York / Lexington / LXTCD2003

Duration: 4:07


Title: The Rite Of Spring; Part 2 The Sacrifice; Sacrificial Dance (The Chosen Victim),

Composer: Stravinsky

Performer(s): Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Album: Stravinsky Conducts Stravinsky / CBS / BRG 72054

Duration: 6:00


Title: Jupiter

Composer: Coltrane, John

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: Interstellar Space (Expanded Edition) / The Verve Music Group

Duration: 5:19


Title: I'M A Fool To Want You

Composer: Sinatra, Wolf, Herron

Performer(s): Dihan Washington

Album: Ultimate Dinah Washington / Verve / 539 053-2

Duration: 2:42


Title: Money Jungle

Composer: Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach

Performer(s): Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Max Roach

Album: Money Jungle / Blue Note / UAJS15017

Duration: 5:25


Title: For Jk

Composer: Catherine Sikora

Performer(s): Catherine Sikora

Duration: 2:30


Title: Ebben? Ne Andrò Lontana

Composer: Alfredo Catalani

Performer(s): Maria Callas, Philharmonia Orchestra, Tullio Serafin

Album: Maria Callas Remastered / Warner Classics / 825646242955

Duration: 4:50


Title: Tanguedia

Composer: Astor Piazzolla

Performer(s): Astor Piazzolla

Album: Tanguedia / Sarabandas srl / CD62010

Duration: 3:01


Title: Main Title From The Taking Of Pelham 123

Composer: David Shire

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) / Retrograde Records / FSM-80123-2

Duration: 2:20


Title: This Train

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Staples Singers

Album: Freedom Highway / Columbia / CK 47334

Duration: 2:26



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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