Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Tuesday 14 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: I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City

Composer: Harry Nilsson

Performer(s): Nilsson

Album: Without You The Best of Hary Nilsson / Camden SONY / 8869747 2242

Duration: 2:45


Title: Without You

Composer: Pete Ham Tom Evans

Performer(s): Susanna & Bonny Prince Billy

Album: Flower Of Evil / Geffen / Rcd 2080

Duration: 4:38


Title: True Love Will Find You In The End

Composer: Daniel Johnson

Performer(s): Beck

Album: True Love Will Find You in the End - Single / Gammon GMN 2112

Duration: 2:38


Title: Body's In Trouble

Composer: O' Hara

Performer(s): Mary Margaret O Hara

Album: Miss America / Virgin Records / Cdv 2559

Duration: 5:01


Title: Life's What You Make It

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: The Very Best Of

Duration: 4:38


Title: Dear Darling

Composer: O' Hara

Performer(s): Mary Margaret O Hara

Album: Miss America / Virgin Records / Cdv 2559

Duration: 3:51


Title: Success Has Made A Failure Of Our Home

Composer: Johnny Mullins arranged Sinead O'Connor

Performer(s): Sinead O'Connor

Album: So Far…The Best of Sinead O'Connor / Chrysalis / 7243 8 21581 27

Duration: 4:28


Title: Thin Line Bertween Love And Hate

Composer: Rich & Rob Poindexter J. Members

Performer(s): The Pretenders

Album: Greatest Hits / Warner ESP / 8573 84607 2

Duration: 3:41


Title: Heroes

Performer(s): David Bowie

Album: The Bridge School Concerts, Vol. 1 (Live)

Duration: 3:32


Title: 20th Century Boy

Composer: Marc Bolan

Performer(s): T-Rex

Album: The Essential Collection / Universal / 493 432 2

Duration: 3:35


Title: Blister On The Moon

Composer: Gallagher

Performer(s): Taste

Album: Taste / Polydor / 841 600 2

Duration: 3:20


Title: Silurian Blue

Composer: Sam Shepherd

Performer(s): Floating Points

Album: Reflections Mojave Desert / Pluto / Pluto 1

Duration: 6:37


Title: The Fullness Of Things

Composer: Joel Pike

Performer(s): Tiny Leaves

Album: Alone Not Alone / Joel Pike

Duration: 4:29


Title: Wax The Van

Composer: Arthur Russell

Performer(s): Lola

Album: The World of Arthur Russell / Soul Jazz / SJR CD83

Duration: 5:27


Title: Amethys

Composer: Témé Tan Noza

Performer(s): Témé Tan

Album: Témé Tan / PIAS / PIAS B487 CD

Duration: 3:50


Title: In Time

Composer: S. Stewart

Performer(s): Sly And The Family Stone

Album: Fresh / Epic / EK 32134

Duration: 5:47


Title: Diamonds And Pearls

Composer: Nelson

Performer(s): Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Marcin Wasilewski (Piano), Slawomir Kurkiewicz (Double Bass), Michal Miskiewicz (Drums)

Album: January / Ecm 2019 / Ecm 2019

Duration: 5:48


Title: The Man I Love

Composer: George and Ira Gershwin

Performer(s): Ethan Iverson Quartet

Album: Common Practice / ECM / 2643 778 3350

Duration: 6:26


Title: Somewhere

Composer: Leonard Bernstein Stephen Sondheim

Performer(s): Tom Waits

Album: Blue Valentine / Elektra / 7559 60533 2

Duration: 3:50


Title: You Do Something To Me

Composer: Porter

Performer(s): Sonny Rollins

Album: Original Album Classics - The Bridge / Rca / 8869715532

Duration: 6:49


Title: Someday My Prince Will Come

Composer: Churchill

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: The Essential Miles Davis / Columbia / Stvcd119

Duration: 9:04


Title: The Egyptian

Composer: Curtis Fuller

Performer(s): Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

Album: Indestructible / Blue Note / 7243 5 91720 26

Duration: 10:24



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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