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 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

908 Known Gigs for Skyhooks

Date Venue City
Wednesday 23rd April 1975 Festival Theatre

With Bob Hudson & Richard Clapton

Adelaide, SA
Thursday 24th April 1975 Festival Theatre

With Bob Hudson & Richard Clapton

Adelaide, SA
Friday 25th April 1975 Festival Hall

With AC/DC, Split Enz & Bob Hudson

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 26th April 1975 Channel 7 Edgley Entertainment Centre

With Bob Hudson & Richard Clapton

Perth, WA
Thursday 1st May 1975 Hobart University Sandy Bay, TAS
Saturday 3rd May 1975 Hobart City Hall Hobart, TAS
Albert Hall, Launceston. TAS Sunday 4th May 1975 Albert Hall Launceston, TAS
Wednesday 7th May 1975 Monash University Melbourne, VIC
South Melbourne Town Hall, South Melbourne. VIC Friday 6th June 1975 South Melbourne Town Hall

Bongo's Dance

With Sam Angelico & Jets

South Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 7th June 1975 Chelsea Civic Centre Melbourne, VIC
The Norman Gunston Show (TV Show), Gore Hill. NSW Sunday 8th June 1975 The Norman Gunston Show (TV Show)

TV Appearance performing Horror Movie

Gore Hill, NSW
Monday 9th June 1975 Frankston Teachers' College Frankston, VIC
Thursday 19th June 1975 Festival Hall Brisbane, QLD
Tamworth Town Hall, Tamworth. NSW Friday 20th June 1975 Tamworth Town Hall Tamworth, NSW
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Sunday 22nd June 1975 Hordern Pavillion

Support: Finch

Moore Park, NSW
The Paul Hogan Show (TV Show), Melbourne. VIC Monday 23rd June 1975 The Paul Hogan Show (TV Show)

TV Appearance

Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 26th June 1975 Dubbo Civic Centre Dubbo, NSW
Saturday 28th June 1975 Wyong Memorial Hall Wyong, NSW
Sunday 29th June 1975 Newcastle Civic Centre Newcastle, NSW
Monday 30th June 1975 Canberra Theatre Canberra, ACT
Wednesday 2nd July 1975 Albury City Hall

With Finch

Albury, NSW
Thursday 3rd July 1975 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Friday 4th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
Saturday 5th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
Sunday 6th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
Monday 7th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
Tuesday 8th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 9th July 1975 Her Majesty's Theatre Adelaide, SA
HM Prison Pentridge, Coburg. VIC Sunday 31st August 1975 HM Prison Pentridge

Steve Hill on vocals

Coburg, VIC
Thursday 2nd October 1975 This Day Tonight (TV Show)

TV Appearance performing Million Dollar Riff

Adelaide , SA