Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Sunday 12 January 2020

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 on Spotify 

Check out and follow John's playlist on Spotify featuring a number of tracks played recently on the show.

Mystery Train Guests

On our Mystery Train Sunday Service, John is joined by a special guest who picks the tunes. You can stream or download each programme via the RTÉ Player, or via the Apple Store and Spotify. Listen to programmes with Dorothy Cross, Bronagh Gallagher, Lisa Dwan, Paula Meehan, Cillian Murphy, Gavin Friday, Sam Amidon, Neil Hannon and more...

Music Played on the Show


Title: Radio

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Katie Kim

Album: Twelve / Columbia Records

Duration: 4:34


Title: Colours And The Kids

Composer: Cat Power

Performer(s): Cat Power

Album: Moon Pix / Matador / OLE 2862

Duration: 6:35


Title: Good Morning Captain

Composer: Slint

Performer(s): Slint

Album: Spiderland / Touch and Go Records / TG64

Duration: 7:36


Title: Fratres

Composer: Part

Performer(s): The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Tabula Rasa / Ecm Records / 817 764-2

Duration: 11:49


Title: Turning Time Around

Composer: Lou Reed

Performer(s): Lou Reed

Album: Ecstasy / Reprise Records / 9 47425-2

Duration: 4:22


Title: Philadelphia

Composer: Young

Performer(s): Neil Young

Album: Philadelphia (Music From the Motion Picture) / Epic / 4749982

Duration: 4:00


Title: The Electrician

Composer: Scott Engel

Performer(s): The Walker Brothers

Album: Nite Flights / GTO / GT230

Duration: 5:40


Title: Katie Cruel

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rue

Album: Private Recording / Private Recording / Private Recording

Duration: 7:58


Title: Phill 2

Composer: Peter Renburg, Johann Johansson

Performer(s): Ktl

Album: V / Editions Mego / EMEGO 120

Duration: 5:00


Title: Sandy's Necklace

Composer: Johnny Greenwood

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: You Were Never Really Here [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] / Lakeshore Records / 35236

Duration: 3:48


Title: Go 'Way From My Window

Composer: John Jacob Niles

Performer(s): John Jacob Niles

Album: I Wonder as I Wander (Remastered) / Tradition / 2055

Duration: 2:33


Title: Henry Lee

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Peegy Seeger

Album: Heading for Home / Appleseed Records / APRCD1076

Duration: 6:17


Title: Mississippi Goddam

Composer: Nina Simone

Performer(s): Nina Simone

Album: Essential Nina Simone / Legacy / RCA / 78670

Duration: 4:54



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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