Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Monday 13 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: Wild Is The Wind

Composer: Dmitri Tomkin Ned Washington

Performer(s): David Bowie

Album: Station to Station / EMI / BOWSTSX 2010

Duration: 6:04


Title: Recat

Composer: Wallumrod

Performer(s): Ricardo Villalobos, Max Loderbauer

Album: Re: ECM / Ecm / 2211/12 275 8681

Duration: 7:14


Title: Drumming Part Iv

Composer: Steve Reich

Performer(s): Steve Reich And Musicians

Album: Drumming / Nonesuch / 9 79170 2

Duration: 9:47


Title: In Lure Of The Tropics

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Dr John

Album: Son of Rogues Galley / Anti / ANTI 6092

Duration: 5:01


Title: Clap Hands

Composer: Tom Waits

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Rain Dogs / Island / IMCD 49 826 382 2

Duration: 3:48


Title: I Know

Composer: Jack DeJohnette

Performer(s): Jack Dejohnette

Album: Special Edition / ECM / 2296 99 372 1965

Duration: 10:20


Title: Sketch Artist

Composer: Kim Gordon

Performer(s): Kim Gordon

Album: No Home Record / Matador / OLE 1379

Duration: 2:51


Title: Only Shallow

Composer: Kevin Shields

Performer(s): My Bloody Valentine

Album: Loveless / CRECD 060

Duration: 4:17


Title: Everybody Here Wants You

Composer: Jeff Buckley

Performer(s): Jeff Buckley

Album: My Sweetheart The Drunk / Columbia / 488661 6

Duration: 4:46


Title: Thousand Eyes

Composer: Barnett

Performer(s): Fka Twigs

Album: Magdalene / Young Turks / YT 191CD

Duration: 4:58


Title: Home With You

Composer: Barnett

Performer(s): Fka Twigs

Album: Magdalene / Young Turks / YT 191CD

Duration: 3:42


Title: Always Trying To Work It Out

Composer: Low

Performer(s): Low

Album: Double Negative / Sub Pop Records / SP 1250

Duration: 3:55


Title: The Dark Eyed Gypsy

Composer: trad arranged Lankum

Performer(s): Lankum

Album: The Livelong Day / Rough Trade / RT0098CD

Duration: 7:40


Title: Black & Amber

Composer: Brian Brannigan

Performer(s): Lazarus Soul

Album: The D They Put Between the R&L / Bohemia Records / BOH CD2010

Duration: 2:43


Title: Roy's Tune

Composer: Fontaines DC

Performer(s): Fontaines Dc

Album: Dogrel / PTKF 2166 2

Duration: 3:00


Title: Running Back

Composer: Philip Lynott

Performer(s): Thin Lizzy

Album: Jailbreak / Vertigo / 5332052

Duration: 3:14


Title: The Tennessee Stud

Composer: Johnny Driftwood

Performer(s): Terry Woods Philip Lynott

Album: Tennesee Stud / Chiswick / CHIS 142

Duration: 4:06


Title: Spike Driver Blues

Composer: Trad arranged Sam Amidon

Performer(s): Sam Amidon

Album: Fatal Flower Garden EP (A Tribute To Harry Smith) / Nonesuch / Download only

Duration: 4:33


Title: Sea Song

Composer: Robert Wyatt

Performer(s): Robert Wyatt

Album: Rock Bottom / Hannibal Records / REWIG LP40

Duration: 6:31


Title: Round Midnight

Composer: Thelonious Monk

Performer(s): Babs Gonzales With Jimmy Smith

Album: Weird Lullaby / Blue Note / Cdp 7 84464 2

Duration: 2:57


Title: Monk's Mood

Composer: Thelonious Monk arr Howard Johnson

Performer(s): Jack Dejohnette

Album: Special Edition / ECM / 2296 99 372 1965

Duration: 7:40



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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