Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Wednesday 15 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: Paris 1919

Composer: Cale, John Davies

Performer(s): John Cale

Album: Paris 1919 / Warner Music UK Limited / 8122 740060 2

Duration: 4:06


Title: Laisser Tober Les Filles

Composer: Serge Gainsbourg

Performer(s): France Gall

Album: C'est Chic - French Girl Singers of the 1960s / ACE / ACE

Duration: 2:04


Title: Evelyne

Composer: Serge Gainsbourg

Performer(s): Serge Gainsbourg

Album: Paris In The Spring / ACE / CDCHD 1425

Duration: 2:10


Title: Les Adventures Extraordinaires D'Un Billet De Banque

Composer: Bernard Lavilliers

Performer(s): Bernard Lavilliers

Album: Paris In The Spring / ACE / CDCHD 1425

Duration: 3:17


Title: Kakashi

Composer: Yasuaki Shimizu

Performer(s): Yasuaki Shimizu

Album: Kakashi / Better Days / FYF 7061

Duration: 4:45


Title: Paper Scissors Stone

Composer: Portico Quartet

Performer(s): Portico Quartet

Album: Isla / Real World Records / Cdrw01174

Duration: 5:26


Title: The Sea Shade

Composer: Richard Egan

Performer(s): Jape

Album: Sentinel / Faction Records / PROMO

Duration: 5:48


Title: Subterranean Heart

Composer: Mount Alaska

Performer(s): Mount Alaska

Album: Wave Atlas: Season One / 251 Recordings / PROMO

Duration: 5:04


Title: Sun Forest

Composer: Cave

Performer(s): Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Album: Ghosteen / Ghosteen Ltd / Promo

Duration: 6:31


Title: Go

Composer: Daniel Johnson

Performer(s): Sparklehorse With The Flaming Lips

Album: The Late Great Daniel Johnson Discovered Covered / Gammon GMN 2112

Duration: 4:30


Title: Horns Surrounding Me

Composer: Julia Holter

Performer(s): Julia Holter

Album: In the Same Room / Domino / DOM DOC 001 CDP

Duration: 4:56


Title: Soul Woman

Composer: Patton

Performer(s): Big John Patton

Album: Got a Good Thing Goin' / Blue Note / 7243 5 80731 28

Duration: 7:42


Title: Keep Loose

Composer: Jimmy McGriff

Performer(s): Jimmy Mcgriff

Album: The Worm / Blue Note / 7243 5 38609 22

Duration: 5:55


Title: If You're Going To The City

Composer: Allison

Performer(s): Iggy Pop

Album: If You're Going To The City A Tribute To Mose Allison / Fat Possum / B07 XD TH5JD

Duration: 3:52


Title: The Passenger

Composer: Pop

Performer(s): Iggy Pop

Album: A MILLION IN PRIZES IGGY POP THE ANTHOLOGY / Virgin / EMI / 09463 30898 22

Duration: 4:39


Title: Everyday I Write The Book

Composer: Elvis Costello

Performer(s): Elvis Costello Burt Bacharach

Album: The Very Best of Elvis Costello / Univeral/Demon / 546 490 2

Duration: 3:52


Title: I Hope You're Happy Now

Composer: MacManus

Performer(s): Elvis Costello

Album: Blood and Chocolate / IMP / Fiend CD 80

Duration: 3:06


Title: One Step Beyond

Composer: Campbell

Performer(s): Prince Buster

Album: Ska and Rocksteady Collection, Vol. 1 / Virgin Trojan / 07243 5 91565 21

Duration: 2:27


Title: Madness

Composer: Thompson

Performer(s): Prince Buster

Album: One Step Beyond 45 Classic Ska Hits / Virgin Trojan / 07243 5 91565 21

Duration: 2:27


Title: My Queen Is Nanny Of The Maroons

Composer: Shabaka Hutchings

Performer(s): Sons Of Kemet

Album: Your Queen Is a Reptile / Verve / 00602567 364 351

Duration: 5:31


Title: Agbannon Blues

Composer: Hoagie Carmichael

Performer(s): Lionel Loueke

Album: Karibu / Bluenote / 50999 5 19202 2 7

Duration: 6:03


Title: All About My Girl

Composer: Jimmy McGriff

Performer(s): Jimmy Mcgriff

Album: Greatest Hits / Blue Note / 7243 830724 22

Duration: 3:55



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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