Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Tuesday 7 July 2020

Mystery Train Summer Schedule 

Please note the change in driver of your Mystery Train for the following three weeks. 

Tuesday August 4th until Thursday August 6th | Rachel Breslin 

Monday August 10th until Thursday August 20th | Ellen Cranitch 

The Sunday Service remains unchanged

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

01:00

Title: Freedom Groove

Composer: Anthony Hamilton John More Matt Black Tony Allen

Performer(s): Keleketla!

Album: Keleketla! / Ahead of Our Time / AHEDDNL024

Duration: 7:08

01:00

Title: Freedom Groove

Composer: Anthony Hamilton John More Matt Black Tony Allen

Performer(s): Keleketla!

Album: Keleketla! / Ahead of Our Time / AHEDDNL024

Duration: 7:08

01:00

Title: Theme From The Godfather

Composer: Nino Rota

Performer(s): Professionals

Album: Cult Cargo: Belize City Boil Up / Numero Group / NUM006

Duration: 4:47

01:00

Title: Theme From Valley Of The Dolls

Composer: Andre Previn Richard Evans Dory Previn

Performer(s): Dorothy Ashby

Album: Afro-Harping / Cadet / LPS 809

Duration: 3:32

01:00

Title: Theme From Valley Of The Dolls

Composer: Andre Previn Richard Evans Dory Previn

Performer(s): Dorothy Ashby

Album: Afro-Harping / Cadet / LPS 809

Duration: 3:32

01:00

Title: Theme From The Godfather

Composer: Nino Rota

Performer(s): Professionals

Album: Cult Cargo: Belize City Boil Up / Numero Group / NUM006

Duration: 4:47

01:00

Title: Mind Eraser

Composer: Carl Broemel Nicole Atkins

Performer(s): Nicole Atkins

Album: Italian Ice / Single Lock Records / SL038

Duration: 4:06

01:00

Title: Mind Eraser

Composer: Carl Broemel Nicole Atkins

Performer(s): Nicole Atkins

Album: Italian Ice / Single Lock Records / SL038

Duration: 4:06

01:00

Title: Vibes From The Tribe

Composer: Phil Ranelin

Performer(s): Phil Ranelin

Album: Soul of A Nation / Soul Jazz / SJR CD393

Duration: 3:51

01:00

Title: Paper Tiger

Composer: Beck Hansen

Performer(s): Beck

Album: Sea Change / Geffen / 493 393 2 B

Duration: 4:35

01:00

Title: Paper Tiger

Composer: Beck Hansen

Performer(s): Beck

Album: Sea Change / Geffen / 493 393 2 B

Duration: 4:35

01:00

Title: Chaila

Composer: Denise Chaila Mawuli Boevi

Performer(s): Denise Chaila

Album: Single / Narolane / Download

Duration: 3:12

01:00

Title: L'Hotel Particulier

Composer: Jc Vanier

Performer(s): Serge Gainsbourg

Album: Histoire De Melody Nelson / Mercury / 532073-2

Duration: 4:08

01:00

Title: L'Hotel Particulier

Composer: Jc Vanier

Performer(s): Serge Gainsbourg

Album: Histoire De Melody Nelson / Mercury / 532073-2

Duration: 4:08

01:00

Title: Gloria

Composer: Van Morrison

Performer(s): Van Morrison John Lee Hooker

Album: Too Long In Exile / Exile/Polydor / 519 219 2

Duration: 5:20

01:00

Title: Orly

Composer: Brel

Performer(s): Jacques Brel

Album: Jacques Brel / Barclay / 543 625 2

Duration: 4:22

01:00

Title: Orly

Composer: Brel

Performer(s): Jacques Brel

Album: Jacques Brel / Barclay / 543 625 2

Duration: 4:22

01:00

Title: Elevation

Composer: Tom Verlaine

Performer(s): Television

Album: Marquee Moon / Elektra / 8122 72920 2

Duration: 5:05

01:00

Title: Rock N' Roll Station

Composer: David Fenech Jac Berrocal Vincent Epplay

Performer(s): Jac Berrocal David Fenech Vincent Epplay

Album: Antigravity / Blackest Ever Black / BLACKESTCD011

Duration: 2:25

01:00

Title: Rock N' Roll Station

Composer: David Fenech Jac Berrocal Vincent Epplay

Performer(s): Jac Berrocal David Fenech Vincent Epplay

Album: Antigravity / Blackest Ever Black / BLACKESTCD011

Duration: 2:25

01:00

Title: Picture This

Composer: Chris Stein Deborah Harry

Performer(s): Blondie

Album: Atomic The Very Best of Blondie / Chrysalis / 7243 4 04996 21

Duration: 2:55

01:00

Title: Where Are We Now?

Composer: David Bowie

Performer(s): David Bowie

Album: The Next Day / 8876546186 2

Duration: 4:09

01:00

Title: Where Are We Now?

Composer: David Bowie

Performer(s): David Bowie

Album: The Next Day / 8876546186 2

Duration: 4:09

01:00

Title: The Tide Is High

Composer: Holt Evans Barrett

Performer(s): The Paragons

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

Duration: 2:43

01:00

Title: Articulate Silences Part 1

Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid

Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline / Kranky / KRANK100

Duration: 5:23

01:00

Title: Articulate Silences Part 1

Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid

Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline / Kranky / KRANK100

Duration: 5:23

01:00

Title: Hanging On The Telephone

Composer: J Lee

Performer(s): The Jolly Boys

Album: Great Expectation / Wall Of Sound / Woso79cd

Duration: 3:44

01:00

Title: Articulate Silences Part 2

Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid

Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline / Kranky / KRANK100

Duration: 5:37

01:00

Title: Articulate Silences Part 2

Performer(s): Stars Of The Lid

Album: And Their Refinement of the Decline / Kranky / KRANK100

Duration: 5:37

01:00

Title: One To Remember

Composer: Khruanghbin Ochoa Speer

Performer(s): Khruanghbin

Album: Mordechai / Dead Oceans / DOC 193LP-C3

Duration: 4:31

01:00

Title: Come Along Buddy

Composer: Joachim Cooder Uncle Dave Macon

Performer(s): Joachim Cooder

Album: Over That Road I'm Bound - The Sings of Uncle Dave Macon / Nonesuch / download

Duration: 4:38

01:00

Title: Come Along Buddy

Composer: Joachim Cooder Uncle Dave Macon

Performer(s): Joachim Cooder

Album: Over That Road I'm Bound - The Sings of Uncle Dave Macon / Nonesuch / download

Duration: 4:38

01:00

Title: Kim's Sunsets

Composer: Saul Adamczewski Alex White Ben Romans Hopcraft

Performer(s): Fat White Family

Album: Serfs Up! / Domino / WIGCD 401P

Duration: 4:20

01:00

Title: Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy

Composer: traditional

Performer(s): Uncle Dave Macon

Album: Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy / Old Homestead / OHCS-148

Duration: 2:49

01:00

Title: Keep My Skillet Good And Greasy

Composer: traditional

Performer(s): Uncle Dave Macon

Album: Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy / Old Homestead / OHCS-148

Duration: 2:49

01:00

Title: Pick Up The Dub

Composer: Errol Mais

Performer(s): Scientist

Album: Dub In the Roots Tradition / Blood and Fire / BAFCD 012

Duration: 3:29

01:00

Title: Freight Train

Composer: Elizabeth Cotton

Performer(s): Elizabeth Cotton

Album: Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / SF 40062

Duration: 2:46

01:00

Title: Freight Train

Composer: Elizabeth Cotton

Performer(s): Elizabeth Cotton

Album: Smithsonian Folkways American Roots Collection / Smithsonian Folkways / SF 40062

Duration: 2:46

01:00

Title: Herb Cutter

Composer: Ja-Man Allstars

Performer(s): Ja-Man All Stars

Album: In the Dub Zone / Blood and Fire / BAFCD 041

Duration: 4:22

01:00

Title: Kite

Composer: Nadine Shah Ben Hillier

Performer(s): Nadine Shah

Album: Kitchen Sink / Infectious Music / INFECT574CLP

Duration: 4:53

01:00

Title: Kite

Composer: Nadine Shah Ben Hillier

Performer(s): Nadine Shah

Album: Kitchen Sink / Infectious Music / INFECT574CLP

Duration: 4:53

01:00

Title: Kojak Dub

Composer: Jah Wobble

Performer(s): Jah Wobble

Album: Mu / Trojan / TJYPR 290

Duration: 4:09

01:00

Title: I Remember Everything

Composer: John Prine

Performer(s): John Prine

Album: single / Oh Boy Records / download

Duration: 2:43

01:00

Title: I Remember Everything

Composer: John Prine

Performer(s): John Prine

Album: single / Oh Boy Records / download

Duration: 2:43

01:00

Title: Kojak

Composer: David Rudder arranged Pelham Goddard

Performer(s): David Rudder With Charles Roots

Album: This Is Soca / Sire / 925650 1

Duration: 2:45

01:00

Title: Punisher

Composer: Conor Oberst Marshall Vore Phoebe Bridgers

Performer(s): Phoebe Bridgers

Album: Punisher / Dead Oceans / DOC200lp-C3

Duration: 3:10

01:00

Title: Punisher

Composer: Conor Oberst Marshall Vore Phoebe Bridgers

Performer(s): Phoebe Bridgers

Album: Punisher / Dead Oceans / DOC200lp-C3

Duration: 3:10

01:00

Title: Kojak

Composer: Billy Goldenberg

Performer(s): Willie Bobo

Album: Blue Movies Scoring For The Studios / Blue Note / 7243 8 577 482 9

Duration: 3:35

01:00

Title: This Is What You Did

Composer: Jamie Whitby Coles, Kate Stables, Neil Smith, Rozi Leyden

Performer(s): This Is The Kit

Album: single / Rough Trade / Download

Duration: 3:13

01:00

Title: This Is What You Did

Composer: Jamie Whitby Coles, Kate Stables, Neil Smith, Rozi Leyden

Performer(s): This Is The Kit

Album: single / Rough Trade / Download

Duration: 3:13

01:00

Title: Latin Strut

Composer: Deodato, Dar

Performer(s): Joe Bataan

Album: Nu Yorica! / Soul Jazz / SJR CD29

Duration: 4:04

01:00

Title: The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog

Composer: Patrick J Pearson Richard Walters Simon Armitage

Performer(s): Lyr Simon Armitage

Album: Download / Mercury KX / 0857 439

Duration: 3:37

01:00

Title: The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog

Composer: Patrick J Pearson Richard Walters Simon Armitage

Performer(s): Lyr Simon Armitage

Album: Download / Mercury KX / 0857 439

Duration: 3:37

01:00

Title: Sweetheart

Composer: Winfield Scott

Performer(s): Charles Kynard

Album: Jazz Thang! / BGP / CDBGPD 110

Duration: 7:58

01:00

Title: The Rainbow

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / Parlophone / EMI / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 9:19

01:00

Title: The Rainbow

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / Parlophone / EMI / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 9:19

01:00

Title: Walk Tall

Composer: Zawinul

Performer(s): Cannonball Adderley

Album: Blue Break Beats Vol.3 / Blue Note / 7243 854 360 24

Duration: 5:10

01:00

Title: Eden

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 6:35

01:00

Title: Eden

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 6:35

01:00

Title: Sunday In Savannah

Composer: Mackay

Performer(s): Nina Simone

Album: Saga Of The Good Life And Hard Times / Rca / 07863 66997 2

Duration: 6:03

01:00

Title: Desire

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 6:57

01:00

Title: Desire

Composer: Mark Hollis Tim Friese-Greene

Performer(s): Talk Talk

Album: Spirit of Eden / CDP 74 69772

Duration: 6:57

01:00

Title: A Love Supreme (Acknowlegement)

Composer: Coltrane

Performer(s): John Coltrane

Album: A Love Supreme (Deluxe Edition) / Impulse / 314 589 945 2

Duration: 7:43

01:00

Title: So What

Composer: Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: Kind of Blue / Columbia/legacy / Cbs 460603 2

Duration: 9:23

01:00

Title: So What

Composer: Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: Kind of Blue / Columbia/legacy / Cbs 460603 2

Duration: 9:23

01:00

Title: The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace)

Composer: Leon Thomas

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong Leon Thomas

Album: Louis Armstrong And His Friends / Philips / 6369 401

Duration: 4:15

01:00

Title: Saturday Morning

Composer: Ahmad Jamal

Performer(s): Ahmad Jamal

Album: Saturday Morning / Jazzbook Records / Sp9570027

Duration: 10:22

01:00

Title: Saturday Morning

Composer: Ahmad Jamal

Performer(s): Ahmad Jamal

Album: Saturday Morning / Jazzbook Records / Sp9570027

Duration: 10:22

01:00

Title: Astral Travelling

Composer: Lonnie Liston Smith

Performer(s): Pharoah Sanders

Album: Pharoah Sanders The Impulse Story / Impulse / 0602 498551 158

Duration: 5:48

01:00

Title: Over The Rainbow

Composer: Yip Harburg

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan

Album: In The Land Of Hi Fi / Emarcy / 8264542

Duration: 3:28

01:00

Title: Over The Rainbow

Composer: Yip Harburg

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan

Album: In The Land Of Hi Fi / Emarcy / 8264542

Duration: 3:28

01:00

Title: Turiya & Ramakrishna

Composer: Alice Coltrane

Performer(s): Alice Coltrane

Album: Ptah, The El Daoud / Impluse / AS 91696

Duration: 8:18

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Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

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