Skyhooks

Skyhooks

Melbourne based Pop/Rock band from 1973 - 1994.



Skyhooks has 10 known members

Name Instruments Period
Red Symons Red Symons Guitar, Keyboards 1973 -
Imants "Freddie" Strauks Imants "Freddie" Strauks Drums 1973 -
Greg Macainsh Greg Macainsh Bass 1973 -
Bob "Bongo" Starkie Bob "Bongo" Starkie Guitar 1973 -
Steve Hill Vocals 1973 - 1974
Peter Ingliss Guitar 1973 - 1973
Peter Starkie Guitar 1973 - 1973
Graeme "Shirley" Strachan Graeme "Shirley" Strachan Vocals 1974 -
Bob Spencer Bob Spencer Guitar 1977 - 1980
Tony Williams Vocals 1979 - 1980

Skyhooks discography - 30 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
Living In The 70's by Skyhooks Living In The 70's
Single 1974 23/09/74 28
Living In The Seventies by Skyhooks Living In The Seventies
Album 1974 14/10/74 1
Horror Movie by Skyhooks Horror Movie
Single 1974 23/12/74 1
Ego Is Not A Dirty Word B/W Every Chase A Steeple by Skyhooks Ego Is Not A Dirty Word B/W Every Chase A Steeple
Single 1975 21/04/75 2
All My Friends Are Getting Married by Skyhooks All My Friends Are Getting Married
Single 1975 07/07/75 2
Ego Is Not A Dirty Word by Skyhooks Ego Is Not A Dirty Word
Album 1975 07/07/75 1
Million Dollar Riff B/W Forging Ahead by Skyhooks Million Dollar Riff B/W Forging Ahead
Single 1975 17/11/75 6
Let It Rock by Skyhooks Let It Rock
Single 1976 05/04/76 26
This Is My City B/W Somewhere In Sydney by Skyhooks This Is My City B/W Somewhere In Sydney
Single 1976 19/07/76 32
Straight In A Gay Gay World by Skyhooks Straight In A Gay Gay World
Album 1976 30/08/76 3
Blue Jeans B/W Mumbo Jumbo by Skyhooks Blue Jeans B/W Mumbo Jumbo
Single 1976 06/09/76 12
Party To End All Parties B/W Hot Rod James by Skyhooks Party To End All Parties B/W Hot Rod James
Single 1977 09/05/77 24
The Skyhooks Tapes by Skyhooks The Skyhooks Tapes
Album 1977 12/09/77 49
Women In Uniform by Skyhooks Women In Uniform
Single 1978 13/03/78 8
Guilty Until Proven Insane by Skyhooks Guilty Until Proven Insane
Album 1978 03/04/78 7
Live! Be In It by Skyhooks Live! Be In It
Album 1978 10/12/78 84
Over The Border by Skyhooks Over The Border
Single 1979 07/05/79 32
The Best Of Skyhooks by Skyhooks The Best Of Skyhooks
Album 1979
Hot For The Orient by Skyhooks Hot For The Orient
Album 1980 12/05/80 64
Keep The Junk In America B/W Rolls Royce by Skyhooks Keep The Junk In America B/W Rolls Royce
Single 1980
This Town Is Boring B/W Is This TooMuch Or What!! by Skyhooks This Town Is Boring B/W Is This TooMuch Or What!!
Single 1980
Hooked On Hooks by Skyhooks Hooked On Hooks
12" Super Giant 45 1982 20/12/82 21
Live In The 80's by Skyhooks Live In The 80's
Album 1983 21/11/83 19
The Skyhooks Box by Skyhooks The Skyhooks Box
Album (Box Set) 1983
Sweet Sister B/W Guitar Thunders In My Hand by Skyhooks Sweet Sister B/W Guitar Thunders In My Hand
Flexi-Disc 1988
Jukebox In Siberia by Skyhooks Jukebox In Siberia
Single 1990 15/10/90 1
The Latest And Greatest by Skyhooks The Latest And Greatest
Album 1990
Skyhooks Roadcase by Skyhooks Skyhooks Roadcase
6 CD Box Set 1994
The Ballad Of Oz - Happy Hippy Hut  by Skyhooks The Ballad Of Oz - Happy Hippy Hut
CD EP 1994 35
The Collection by Skyhooks The Collection
Double CD 1998

907 Known Gigs for Skyhooks

Date Venue City
Monday 16th April 1973 St Judes Hall

With Scumbags & Reuben Tice

Carlton, VIC
Wednesday 25th April 1973 The Arlberg Mt Buller, VIC
Sunday 6th May 1973 Research Hall

With Scumbags & Reuben Tice

Eltham, VIC
Saturday 12th May 1973 The Arlberg Mt Buller, VIC
Saturday 14th July 1973 Isle Of Wight Hotel Phillip Island, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Sunday 15th July 1973 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Melbourne University, Melbourne. VIC Friday 20th July 1973 Melbourne University

Supporting Mighty Kong

Peter Starkie's last gig

Melbourne, VIC
Friday 3rd August 1973 Research Hall

With Reuben Tice

Eltham, VIC
Sunday 9th September 1973 Research Hall Eltham, VIC
Wednesday 19th September 1973 Norwood High School Ringwood, VIC
Thursday 20th September 1973 Mitcham High School Mitcham, VIC
Friday 21st September 1973 La Mama Theatre Carlton, VIC
Saturday 22nd September 1973 La Mama Theatre Carlton, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Friday 5th October 1973 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Saturday 6th October 1973 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 13th October 1973 Q Club Kew, VIC
Thursday 25th October 1973 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 27th October 1973 Deniliquin Town Hall Deniliquin, VIC
Saturday 3rd November 1973 Teazer

With Ayers Rock

Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 8th November 1973 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Saturday 10th November 1973 Canopus Box Hill, VIC
Saturday 10th November 1973 Pram Factory

With Great Stumble Forward

Carlton, VIC
Saturday 17th November 1973 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 18th November 1973 Fitzroy Town Hall Fitzroy, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Thursday 22nd November 1973 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Saturday 24th November 1973 Ballarat City Hall

With Ayers Rock & Lobby Lloyd & The Coloured Balls

Ballarat, VIC
Saturday 24th November 1973 Hipper Records South Melbourne , VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 25th November 1973 Ormond Hall

With Sharks & Reuben Tice

Prahran, VIC
Melbourne University, Melbourne. VIC Friday 7th December 1973 Melbourne University

Gay Lib Dance - Trophy Hall - Beaurepaire Centre

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 8th December 1973 Teazer Melbourne, VIC