Mystery Train with John Kelly

Mystery Train with John Kelly

Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm

Mystery Train Monday 23 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: My Blue Wave

Composer: Wagner

Performer(s): Lambchop

Album: Is a Woman / City Slang / 20190 2

Duration: 7:52


Title: My Blue Heaven

Composer: C Whiting W Johnson

Performer(s): Teddy Wilson

Album: His Piano & His Orchestra 1938-1939 / Jazz Unlimited / JUCD 2068

Duration: 2:10


Title: How Can You Face Me Now

Composer: Andy Razaf Fats Waller

Performer(s): Fats Waller

Album: The Essential Fats Waller / RCA Legacy / B00J4M1JB4

Duration: 2:47


Title: I'Ve Seen That Face Before (Libertango)

Composer: Piazzola Reynolds Wilkey Delon

Performer(s): Grace Jones

Album: Nightclubbing / Island / 422 842 368 2

Duration: 4:30


Title: Naïve Derviche

Composer: Arthur H

Performer(s): Arthur H

Album: Cuisine non-stop: Introduction to the French Nouvelle Generation / Luaka Bop / Lbcd12123

Duration: 7:37


Title: Tu Sais Comme Je Suis

Composer: Halo Maud

Performer(s): Halo Maud

Album: Je Suis Une Isle / Heavenly / HVN LP 155CD

Duration: 4:15


Title: Prince Of Tears

Composer: Baxter Dury

Performer(s): Baxter Dury

Album: Prince of Tears / PIAS / 962 4191 022

Duration: 3:05


Title: Reasons To Be Cheerful Part Iii

Composer: Dury Payne Jankel

Performer(s): Ian Dury

Album: Sex & Drugs & Rock n' Roll / Demon / Fiend CD 69

Duration: 4:45


Title: It'll All Be Over

Composer: Leonard Sanders

Performer(s): Supreme Jubilees

Album: Good God! Apochraphal Hymns / Numero Group / NUM040

Duration: 183:00


Title: Giving Him Something He Can Feel

Composer: Curtis Mayfield Rich Tufo

Performer(s): Aretha Franklin

Album: Sparkle / Atlantic / SD 18176

Duration: 6:15


Title: Egypt Strut

Composer: Salah Ragab

Performer(s): Salah Ragab And The Ciaro Jazz Band

Album: Egyptian Jazz / Art Yard / LP006

Duration: 4:09


Title: Masenqo

Composer: Malcom Catto Oliver Parfitt Mulatu Astatke Dan Keane Jake Ferguson

Performer(s): Mulato Astatke The Heliocentrics

Album: Inspiration Information 3 / Strut / STRUT040CD

Duration: 6:24


Title: Drifting

Composer: Stefan Betke

Performer(s): Pole

Album: Fading / Mute / LSTUMM457

Duration: 8:36


Title: Til A Mermaid Drags You Under

Composer: Mary Lattimore

Performer(s): Mary Lattimore

Album: Silver Ladders / Ghostly International / GI-370

Duration: 10:27


Title: Little Sunflower

Composer: Freddie Hubbard Richard Evans Jose Padilla

Performer(s): Dorothy Ashby

Album: Afro-Harping / Cadet / LPS 809

Duration: 3:47


Title: I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun

Composer: Charles Stepney Richard Rudolph

Performer(s): Rotary Connection

Album: The Very Best of Rotary Connection / UMC / 983 437-9

Duration: 5:49


Title: Vous Etes Seuls, Mais Je Desire Etre Avec Vous

Composer: Nina Simone

Performer(s): Nina Simone

Album: Fodder On My Wings / Verve / B0031 1576 01

Duration: 4:30


Title: Tm

Composer: Charles Lloyd

Performer(s): Charles Lloyd

Album: Waves / A&M / CD 0828

Duration: 5:08


Title: Turiya & Ramakrishna

Composer: Alice Coltrane

Performer(s): Alice Coltrane

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

Duration: 8:18


Title: The Creator Has A Master Plan (Peace)

Composer: Leon Thomas

Performer(s): Leon Thomas/Pharaoh Sanders

Album: Spirits Known and Unknown / Philips / 6373 001

Duration: 4:26


Title: Lament

Composer: Pharoah Sanders

Performer(s): Pharoah Sanders

Album: Finest / Dopeness Galore / DG 2 005LP

Duration: 6:19


Title: Nightingale, Pt.2

Composer: Cosmo Sheldrake

Performer(s): Cosmo Sheldrake

Album: Wake Up Calls / Tardigrade / download

Duration: 1:37


Title: Pr-Botn-Autumn 2020- Generic (Short)

Performer(s): Bernard Clarke

Duration: 0:21



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Tweet: @johnkellytweets

Presenter & Producer: John Kelly

Producer: Áine Fay (Sunday)

Production Co-ordinator: Peter Curtin

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