Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Monday 5 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.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Another Space

Composer: Joey Burns

Performer(s): Calexico

Album: The Thread That Keeps Us / City Slang / Slang 50138

Duration: 3:54


Title: Slow Children

Composer: Karl Blau

Performer(s): Karl Blau

Album: Out Her Space / Bella Union / Promo

Duration: 4:22


Title: Hotter Colder

Composer: Kate Stables

Performer(s): This Is The Kit

Album: Moonshine Freeze / Rough Trade / RTRACD 870

Duration: 3:57


Title: Beautiful

Composer: Linda Perry

Performer(s): Clem Snide

Album: A Beautiful EP / Fargo / Promo

Duration: 3:54


Title: Nook

Composer: Nadine

Performer(s): Nadine

Album: Oh My / Memphis Industries / MIO482 CD

Duration: 3:10


Title: Now As Then

Composer: Merill Garbus Nate Brenner

Performer(s): Tune-Yards

Album: I can feel you creep into my private life / 4ad / 4AD 0052CD

Duration: 3:52


Title: Modern Parenting

Composer: Creep Show

Performer(s): Creep Show

Album: Mr. Dynamite / Bella Union / promo

Duration: 3:31


Title: Ashes To Ashes

Composer: Bowie

Performer(s): David Bowie

Album: Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) / Emi/virgin / 724352025329

Duration: 4:19


Title: Heaven's Radio

Composer: Trad.

Performer(s): Molly O'Day And The Cumberland Mountain Folks

Album: The Roots n' Blues Retrospective 1925-1950 / Columbia Legacy

Duration: 2:49


Title: Beautiful Shimmer

Composer: Masayoshi Fujita

Performer(s): Masayoshi Fujita

Album: Apologues / Erased Tapes ERA TP075

Duration: 4:05


Title: Flag

Composer: Masayoshi Fujita

Performer(s): Masayoshi Fujita

Album: Apologues / Erased Tapes ERA TP075

Duration: 4:07


Title: Throb

Composer: Michael Gibbs

Performer(s): Gary Burton Quartet

Album: Seven Songs for Quartet and Orchestra / Ecm / Ecm 374 3516

Duration: 5:38


Title: All The Things You Are

Composer: Jerome Kern

Performer(s): Modern Jazz Quartet

Album: Modern Jazz Quartet Ndr 60 Years Jazz Edition / Ndr / N 1304 2

Duration: 5:10


Title: Sunflower

Composer: F Hubbard

Performer(s): Milt Jackson

Album: Sunflower / CTI / 5129 332

Duration: 10:01


Title: Red Clay

Composer: Hubbard

Performer(s): Freddie Hubbard

Album: Freewheelin' / BGP / CDBGPD 099

Duration: 9:41


Title: Too High

Composer: Steve Wonder

Performer(s): Yesterdays New Quintet

Album: Stevie / Stones Throw / 499 2086 220

Duration: 2:36


Title: He's Misstra Know-It-All

Composer: Stevie Wonder

Performer(s): Stevie Wonder

Album: Innervisions / 530 035 2

Duration: 7:00


Title: Close But Not Quite Feat. Sampha

Composer: Richard Russell Curtis Mayfield

Performer(s): Richard Russell

Album: Everything Is Recorded / XL / BO78T4JMP

Duration: 3:25


Title: She Said Feat. Obonjayar

Composer: Richard Russell

Performer(s): Richard Russell

Album: Everything Is Recorded / XL / BO78T4JMP

Duration: 3:15


Title: The Makings Of You

Composer: Curtis Mayfield

Performer(s): Curtis Mayfield

Album: Curtis / CPCD 8036

Duration: 3:42


Title: Lady Day & John Coltrane

Composer: Gil Scott-Heron

Performer(s): Gil Scott-Heron

Album: The Gil Scott-Heron Collection / Arista / 353 913

Duration: 3:33


Title: You Go To My Head

Composer: Gillespie

Performer(s): Billie Holiday

Album: The Essential Billie Holiday / Sony Music / 88967 538 062

Duration: 2:54


Title: Wise One

Composer: Coltrane

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: John Coltrane Legacy / Impluse / 314 589 295 2

Duration: 9:01



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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