Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Monday 13 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


Title: One Monkey Don't Stop No Show

Composer: R McCoy G Singleton

Performer(s): Big Maybelle

Album: The Complete Okeh Session / SONY / Epic/Legacy/Okeh

Duration: 2:51


Title: Too Much Monkey Business

Composer: Chuck Berry

Performer(s): Chuck Berry

Album: After School Session / Geffen / B0001685-02

Duration: 2:54


Title: Hetty O'Hara Confidential

Composer: Elvis Costello

Performer(s): Elvis Costello

Album: single / Concord / download

Duration: 4:14


Title: Audrey's Dance

Composer: Angelo Badalamenti

Performer(s): Angelo Badalamenti

Album: Twin Peaks / Rhino / 081 227 933968

Duration: 5:18


Title: Sombrero Sam

Composer: Charles Lloyd

Performer(s): Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Album: I Long to See You / Blue Note / 0602 547652577

Duration: 7:31


Title: All My Trials

Composer: Traditional arranged Charles Lloyd

Performer(s): Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Album: I Long to See You / Blue Note / 0602 547652577

Duration: 5:02


Title: Last Night I Had The Strangest Dream (Featuring Willie Nelson)

Composer: Ed McCurdy

Performer(s): Charles Lloyd & The Marvels

Album: I Long to see You / Blue Note / 0602 547652577

Duration: 5:02


Title: Dream Awhile

Composer: Will Oldham

Performer(s): Bonnie Prince Billy

Album: I Have Made A Place / Domino / WIGCD 465P

Duration: 3:31


Title: Dream For Dreaming

Composer: Patrick Watson

Performer(s): Patrick Watson

Album: Wave / Domino / WIGCD 431P

Duration: 3:38


Title: To Cry About

Composer: O' Hara

Performer(s): Mary Margaret O Hara

Album: Miss America / Virgin Records / Cdv 2559

Duration: 3:20


Title: Otis

Composer: Vini Reilly

Performer(s): The Durutti Column

Album: Vini Reilly / Factory / FACD 244

Duration: 5:48


Title: First Class

Composer: Khruanghbin Ochoa Speer

Performer(s): Khruanghbin

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

Duration: 4:47


Title: No Distraction

Composer: Beck Hanson Greg Kurston

Performer(s): Beck, Khruanghbin

Album: single / Capitol / download

Duration: 3:18


Title: Mind Eraser

Composer: Carl Broemel Nicole Atkins

Performer(s): Nicole Atkins

Album: Italian Ice / Single Lock Records / SL038

Duration: 4:06


Title: Tadieu Bone

Composer: Ismael Lo

Performer(s): Ismael Lo

Album: Natt / Melodie / 39740 2

Duration: 4:49


Title: Yere Faga Acoustic

Composer: Oumou Sangare

Performer(s): Oumou Sangare

Album: single / No Format / download

Duration: 4:51


Title: Cortege

Composer: Loah

Performer(s): Loah

Album: This Heart / Ensemble Music 2017 / ESM003

Duration: 4:46


Title: Smells Like Teen Spirit

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Robert Glasper Lalah Hathaway

Album: Black Radio / Blue Note / 509995 590 014 20

Duration: 7:24


Title: Come As You Are

Composer: Kurt Cobain D Grohl K Novoselic

Performer(s): Nirvana

Album: Nevermind / Sub Pop / DGCD 24425

Duration: 3:38


Title: Boyfriend

Composer: Marika Hackman

Performer(s): Marika Hackman

Album: I'm Not Your Man / Caroline Records Inc / AMF CD 0010

Duration: 3:59


Title: Kite

Composer: Nadine Shah Ben Hillier

Performer(s): Nadine Shah

Album: Kitchen Sink / Infectious Music / INFECT574CLP

Duration: 4:53


Title: I Contain Multiudes

Composer: Bob Dylan

Performer(s): Bob Dylan

Album: Single / PROMO

Duration: 4:36


Title: I Ain't Scared Of No Devil Feat. Dj Godfrey Ho

Composer: Jitwam

Performer(s): Jitwam

Album: Selftitled / Cosmic Compositions / CC017

Duration: 4:34


Title: Vibes From The Tribe

Composer: Phil Ranelin

Performer(s): Phil Ranelin

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

Duration: 3:51


Title: Black Satin

Composer: Miles Davis

Performer(s): Miles Davis

Album: On the Corner / Columbia Legacy / 474 371 2

Duration: 5:16


Title: Future Toyi Toyi

Composer: Anthony Hamilton John More Matt Black Tony Allen

Performer(s): Keleketla!

Album: Keleketla! / Ahead of Our Time / AHEDDNL024

Duration: 4:49


Title: Experiment In Terror

Composer: Henry Mancini

Performer(s): Henry Mancini

Album: Experiment In Terror Music From The Motion Picture / RCA Victor/Legacy / LSP-2442

Duration: 2:19



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn (Sunday)


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