Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Tuesday 17 November 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: Plastic Plants

Performer(s): Mahalia

Album: Isolation Tapes - EP / Warner

Duration: 3:19


Title: Faceplant

Composer: Donald Paul McCaslin

Performer(s): Donny Mccaslin

Album: Beyond Now

Duration: 3:59


Title: Single Foot

Composer: Moondog/Arr Mcgregor

Performer(s): Joanna Mcgregor (Piano), Andy Sheppard (Sax); Joy Farrell (Clarinet); Kuljit Bhamra (Percussion); Seb Rochford (Drums); Shri Sririam (Fl), Britten Sinfonia

Album: Moondog - Sidewalk Dances / Sound Circus / SC010

Duration: 2:23


Title: Dream Clock

Composer: Zawinul, Joe

Performer(s): Radio String Quartet Vienna

Album: Posting Joe / ACT / 9553-2 ACT

Duration: 6:14


Title: At The Chime Of A City Clock

Composer: Drake, Nick

Performer(s): Nick Drake

Album: Bryter Layter / Island / 846 005-2

Duration: 4:42


Title: Clock

Composer: Haddad, Attab

Performer(s): Attab Haddad (Oud), Attab Haddad Ensemble

Album: Days Distinctive (Recordno: WVR 006) / Weave Records / WVR 006

Duration: 6:44


Title: Regarding Time

Composer: Felton, Greg

Performer(s): Origin Story

Album: Good Friday / Bandcamp download / No Number

Duration: 5:58


Title: Hé Mandu

Composer: trad arr Swan

Performer(s): Mouth Music

Album: Mo-Di / Triple Earth / terracd111

Duration: 5:16


Title: Back Around

Composer: Bonnie Raitt/Habib Koite

Performer(s): Bonnie Raitt

Album: Blues Around The World / Putumayo World Music / PUT253

Duration: 5:14


Title: Awili

Composer: Dobet Gnahore (vocal)

Performer(s): Dobet Gnahore (Vocal)

Album: Na Dre / Contre Jour / cj 031

Duration: 3:35


Title: I Will Survive

Composer: Fekaris/perren

Performer(s): Nils Landgren (Vocals, Trombone)

Album: Sentimental Journey / ACT / ACT 9409-2

Duration: 4:31


Title: First

Composer: Hank Roberts

Performer(s): Hank Roberts (Cello), Marc Ducret (Guitar); Jim Black (Drums)

Album: Green (Recordno: 910 141-2) / Winter And Winter / 910 141-2

Duration: 5:08


Title: Venus

Composer: Stevens / Dessner / Muhly / McAlister

Performer(s): Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly & James Mcalister

Album: Planetarium / 4AD

Duration: 4:40


Title: Venus

Composer: Leech / McCausland

Performer(s): The Lost Brothers

Album: After The Fire, After The Rain / Bird Dog Recordings

Duration: 2:46


Title: Venus In Tweeds

Composer: Grant, Angus R.

Performer(s): Shooglenifty

Album: Venus in Tweed / Greentrax 1994 / CDTRAX 076

Duration: 4:05


Title: Blues From Mars

Composer: Caine, Elliott

Performer(s): Elliott Caine (Trumpet)

Album: Blues From Mars / Rhomboid Music / RHO 7061

Duration: 7:16


Title: The Celestial Dog And The Funeral Ship

Performer(s): Rymden

Album: Reflections And Odysseys (Featuring Dan Berglund, Magnus Ostrom & Bugge Wesseltoft) / Jazzland Recordings

Duration: 8:06


Title: Enfant (Infant Eyes)

Composer: Shorter, Wayne

Performer(s): Camille Bertault

Album: En vie / Sunnyside

Duration: 6:08



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Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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