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 by Skyhooks Ego Is Not A Dirty Word
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 by Skyhooks Blue Jeans
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
TV Week King Of Pop (TV Show), Melbourne. VIC Friday 10th October 1975 TV Week King Of Pop (TV Show)

TV Appearance

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 6th December 1975 Shepparton Showgrounds

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Shepparton, VIC
Sunday 7th December 1975 Fraser Park Speedway

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Jerrabomberra, NSW
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne. VIC Wednesday 10th December 1975 Sidney Myer Music Bowl

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Melbourne, VIC
Friday 12th December 1975 Dubbo Showground

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Dubbo, NSW
Sunday 14th December 1975 Lang Park

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Milton , QLD
Wednesday 17th December 1975 Wollongong Showground

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Wollongong, NSW
Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide. SA Saturday 20th December 1975 Memorial Drive Park

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Adelaide, SA
Newcastle International Sports Centre, New Lambton. NSW Tuesday 23rd December 1975 Newcastle International Sports Centre

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

New Lambton, NSW
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Wednesday 24th December 1975 Hordern Pavillion

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

Moore Park, NSW
Monday 29th December 1975 WACA Ground (Western Australian Cricket Association)

In The Heat Of The Night Tour

With Ol'55, Duster Bennett, & Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band

East Perth , WA
Sunday 18th January 1976 Palais Theatre

Farewell Show before 1976 American Tour

St Kilda, VIC
Wednesday 18th February 1976 Start Of American Tour America, USA
Tuesday 15th June 1976 End Of American Tour

Total Dates: 37

America, USA
Friday 30th July 1976 Canberra Theatre Canberra, ACT
Saturday 31st July 1976 Goulburn Hall Goulburn, NSW
Sunday 1st August 1976 Civic Theatre Newcastle, NSW
Tamworth Town Hall, Tamworth. NSW Wednesday 4th August 1976 Tamworth Town Hall Tamworth, NSW
Friday 6th August 1976 Festival Hall Brisbane, QLD
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Sunday 8th August 1976 Hordern Pavillion Moore Park, NSW
Tuesday 10th August 1976 Wollongong Town Hall Wollongong, NSW
Wednesday 11th August 1976 Amoco Centre Orange, NSW
Thursday 12th August 1976 Hoyts Theatre Wagga Wagga , NSW
Friday 13th August 1976 White Hills Technical School Bendigo, VIC
Sunday 15th August 1976 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 17th August 1976 Horsham Theatre Horsham, VIC
Wednesday 18th August 1976 King's Theatre Mount Gambier, SA
Saturday 21st August 1976 Perth Entertainment Centre Perth, WA
Monday 23rd August 1976 Broken Hill Civic Centre Broken Hill, NSW
Tuesday 24th August 1976 Mildura Technical Hall Mildura, VIC