Flight of the Sky Pilot

Show 8 – Some of the best of 2021

Broadcast 16 January 2022


Last One Home – Lifesigns (Altitude)

Rite of Accession – Elephant9 (Arrival Of The New Elders)

Notwithstanding – Gilgamesh (Gilgamesh)

Jean Pierre – Miles Davis (The Lost Concert)

As The Spirit Sings – John McLaughlin (Liberation Time)

20 20 – Dave Holland (Another Land)

Southbound – Chris Potter (Sunrise Reprise)

713 – James Francies (Purest Form)

Bright Size Life – Pat Metheny (Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV) )

Circles – John Holden (Circles In Time)

Ordine Nuovo (Reingold Mix) – Tillison Reingold Tiranti (Allium: Una Storia)

Delusion Angel – Theo Travis (Songs From The Apricot Tree)

The Hungry Heart – Smalltape (The Hungry Heart)

This Is The Way I Am – Rachel Flowers (Bigger On The Inside)

Love’s Lost Property – Three Colours Dark (Love’s Lost Property)

Endnotes – Big Big Train (Common Ground)

Cycles Of Behaviour – Nick Fletcher (Cycles Of Behaviour)


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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Show 7 – A Seasonal Special

Broadcast 19 December 2021


12 Days of Progmas – Somewhere

Ring Out Solstice Bells – Jethro Tull (Songs From The Wood)

I Believe in Father Christmas – Greg Lake (Works vol 2)

A Spaceman Came Travelling – Chris De Burgh (Spanish Train and Other Stories)

Bethlehem – Leafblade (The Kiss of Spirit and Flesh)

Visions of Angels – Genesis (Trespass)

God Child – Miles Davis (Birth of the Cool)

We Three Kings – Fibonacci Sequence

In Dulce Jubilo – Mike Oldfield (Ommadawn)

River – Herbie Hancock, with Corrine Bailey Rae (River: The Joni Letters)

Snowfalls – Big Big Train (Merry Christmas)

Snowbound – Genesis (…and The There Were Three…)

Hygge – Tiger Moth Tales (The Depths of Winter)

Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis – Tom Waits (Blue Valentine)

Santa Never Brings Me a Banjo – Kate Rusby (Angels and Men)

Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon

Another Christmas Song – Jethro Tull (Rock Island)

A Festive Ghost – Cosmograf

Winter’s Mourning – Gandalf’s Fist

There’s No Lights on the Christmas Tree Mother, They’re Burning Big Louie Tonight – Sensational Alex Harvey Band (Live at the BBC)

Run With The Fox – I Am The Manic Whale (Christmas Selection Box)

We Wish You A Merry Christmas – L Shankar (Christmas From India)


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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Show 6

Broadcast 21 November 2021


Year of the Cat (Live 1978) – Al Stewart (Time Passages (Deluxe) )

Human Behaviour – Bjork (Debut)

Seventh Arrow – Weather Report (Weather Report (1971) )

Just Around The Corner – Herbie Hancock (Mr Hands)

Chameleon Sky – Argos (The Other Life)

Johnny Head-in-Air – Argos (The Other Life)

My Favourite Things – James Francies (Purest Form)

Levitate – James Francies (Purest Form)

Eyes Wide Shut – James Francies (Purest Form)

The Energy of Life – Matthew Halsall (Salute to the Sun)

Mirrors – Seed Ensemble (Driftglass)

Ataraxia – Graham Costello (Second Lives)

The Beaches of Lesbos – Daniel Herskedal (Harbour)

One – Octarine Sky (Close to Nearby)

AB – Rachel Flowers (Bigger on the Inside)

The Storm (Parts 1 & 2) – This Winter Machine (Kites)

Morning Sprite (Live at SPC Music Hall) – Chick Corea Akoustic Band (Live)


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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Show 5

Broadcast 2 November 2021


A (mostly) 1971 Special, covering for Stacy Doller.


Song on The Radio – Al Stewart (Time Passages (Deluxe) )

Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin) – Mountain (Nantucket Sleighride)

Three Horned Dragon King – Jade Warrior (Released)

Life’s A Gas – T Rex (Electric Warrior)

Pantagruel’s Nativity – Gentle Giant (Acquiring the Taste)

Man-Erg – Van Der Graaf Generator (Pawn Hearts)

Trane Steps – Solution (Solution)

Kings and Queens – Soft Machine (Fourth)

Meeting of the Spirits – Mahavishnu Orchestra (The Inner Mounting Flame)

Manhattan Reflection – Ahmad Jamal (Freeflight)

You’ll Know When You Get There – Herbie Hancock (Mwandishi)

Head And Heart – John Martyn (Bless The Weather)

In The Land of Grey & Pink – Caravan (In The Land of Grey & Pink)

Seven Stones – Genesis (Nursery Cryme)

The Song is Over – The Who (Who’s Next)

Kites – This Winter Machine (Kites)


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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Broadcast 17th October 2021

Show 4


Nothing at All – Gentle Giant (Gentle Giant)

A Living Island – Yes (The Quest)

Day of the Dead – Steve Hackett (Surrender of Silence)

Ghosts – Japan (Tin Drum)

A Rumour of You – Gary Kemp (In Solo)

Ordinary World – Three Colours Dark (Love’s Lost Property)

Blue Monday ’88 – New Order (The Best of New Order)

Mai Tornare – Tillison Reingold Tiranti (Allium: Una Storia)

One-Armed Bandit – Jaga Jazzist (One-Armed Bandit)

Akumu – Ske (Insolubilia)

Auntie – Trifecta (Fragments)

My Favourite Things – John Coltrane (My Favourite Things)

In The End – Checking For Echo Project (Life & Other Short Stories: vol 2)

Cheese & Onions – The Rutles (The Rutles)

Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape – Bill Nelson & The Gentlemen Rocketeers (Live at Metropolitan Studios)


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Flight of the Sky Pilot

Broadcast 19th September 2021

Show 3


Looking For Someone – Genesis (Trespass)

Arriving Somewhere But Not Here – Porcupine Tree (Deadwing)

Still Here – Jane Getter Premonition (Anomalia)

Wish You Were Here – Avenged Sevenfold (The Stage)

Here Comes My Girl – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (Damn The Torpedoes)

Fool In The Rain – Led Zeppelin (In Through The Out Door)

The Long Winter – Nova Cascade (Back From The Brink)

Iconoclast – Laura Meade (The Most Dangerous Woman in America)

All The Love We Can Give – Big Big Train (Common Ground)

Tinkerbell – Amanda Lehmann (Innocence & Illusion)

Time Has Told Me – Nick Drake (Five Leaves Left)

Evidence of Autumn – Genesis (Archive 2 1976-1992)

The Village – Dave Holland (Another Land)

Ziandi – Dave Holland, Chris Potter, Zakir Hussain (Good Hope)

Chand Baori – Mobius Strip (Time Lag)

On The Silent Wings Of Freedom – Yes (Tormato)


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The Skypilot Invades Progzilla Towers

1st September 2021

What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye (What’s Going On)

On The Shoulders of Giants – Rikard Sjoblom’s Gungfly (Alone Together)

School Days – Stanley Clarke (School Days)

Paper Plane – Status Quo (Piledriver)

Space Station #5 – Montrose (Montrose)

Can’t Get Enough – Bad Company (Bad Company)

One of These Nights – Eagles (One of These Nights)

A Dream Within a Dream/ The Raven – Alan Parsons Project (Tales of Mystery & Imagination)

Inside and Out – Genesis (Spot The Pigeon)

Whatever’s Written in Your Heart – Gerry Rafferty (City to City)

Carouselambra – Led Zeppelin (In Through The Out Door)

Bright Size Life – Pat Metheny (Bright Size Life)

Right Here, Right Now, Right On – John McLaughlin (Liberation Time)

Where The Streets Lead – Slowly Rolling Camera (Where The Streets Lead)

Impala Formidable – El Tubo Elastico (Impala)

Mash Up – Dave Holland (Another Land)

Mobius Cube – Mobius Strip (Time Lag)

Kim – Steve Hackett (Please Don’t Touch)

Julia – John Hackett (The Piper Plays His Tune)

Syrinx – John Hackett (Moonspinner)

Philosopher King – Nick Fletcher (Cycles of Behaviour)

Aurora – Resistor (The 5th Season)

Tectonic Plates – Violent Silence (Twilight Furies)

Samba Pa Ti – Santana (Abraxas)

The Flight of the Sky Pilot

With John Simms

15th August 2021

Squonk – Genesis (Seconds Out)

Sun it Rises – Fleet Foxes (Fleet Foxes)

Slowdown-Sundown – Steve Winwood (Arc of a Diver)

Sly – Herbie Hancock (Headhunters)

Brilliant Trees – Theo Travis (Songs From the Apricot Tree)

Nowhere, Now Here/ Sunrise Reprise – Chris Potter (Sunrise Reprise)

A Case of You – Joni Mitchell (Blue)

A Chance to Hear the Rain – Snow Poet (Wait For Me)

See Emily Play – Judy Dyble (demo)

Piece of My Heart – Janis Joplin (Big Brother & the Holding Company) (Cheap Thrills)

Laberinto – Cabezas de Cera (Hecho en Mexico ((en Vivo)) )

Party of Special Things To Do – Captain Beefheart (Bluejeans & Moonbeams)

Rehacksis – Unifaun (Unifaun)

Sweet Dreams & Soft Mornings – Gerard Smith (Lullabies in an Ancient Tongue)

Do It Again – Steely Dan (Can’t Buy a Thrill)