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 10th December 1973 Melbourne Convention And Exhibition Centre

With Blackspur

South Wharf , VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Saturday 15th December 1973 Ormond Hall

With Mackenzie Theory, Blackspur & Rock Granite

Prahran, VIC
Saturday 15th December 1973 Beaumaris Civic Centre Beaumaris, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Saturday 22nd December 1973 Ormond Hall

With Captain Matchbox, Isacc Aaron & Myriad

Prahran, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 23rd December 1973 Ormond Hall

With Captain Matchbox, Sharks & Underchunders

Prahran, VIC
Monday 24th December 1973 Teazer

With Blackfeather

Melbourne, VIC
HM Prison Pentridge, Coburg. VIC Wednesday 26th December 1973 HM Prison Pentridge Coburg, VIC
Thursday 27th December 1973 Ranelagh Club

Afternoon

Mt Eliza , VIC
Thursday 27th December 1973 Ranelagh Club

Night

Mt Eliza , VIC
Saturday 29th December 1973 Chelsea Civic Centre Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 5th January 1974 Chelsea Civic Centre Melbourne, VIC
St Albans Hotel, St Albans. VIC Thursday 10th January 1974 St Albans Hotel St Albans, VIC
Saturday 12th January 1974 Teazer

With Matt Taylor & Flake

Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 17th January 1974 Frankston Police Boys Club

With Cloud Nine & Lobby Lloyd & The Coloured Balls

Frankston, VIC
San Remo Hotel Motel, San Remo . VIC Saturday 19th January 1974 San Remo Hotel Motel San Remo , VIC
Thursday 24th January 1974 Teazer

With Mighty Kong

Melbourne, VIC
Sunbury Pop Festival, Sunbury. VIC Saturday 26th January 1974 Sunbury Pop Festival Sunbury, VIC
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton. VIC Friday 1st February 1974 Royal Exhibition Building

Royale Ballroom

Carlton, VIC
Friday 8th February 1974 Swinburne Institute Of Technology

Ethel Hall -Cafeteria

Hawthorn , VIC
Friday 15th February 1974 Caulfield Institute Of Technology Caulfield, VIC
Saturday 16th February 1974 Frankston Police Boys Club Frankston, VIC
Sunday 17th February 1974 Mitcham Rock Concert

With Madder Lake, Lobby Lloyd & The Coloured Balls & Band Of Light

Mitcham, VIC
Friday 22nd February 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 23rd February 1974 Teazer

With Buster Brown & Matt Taylor

Melbourne, VIC
St Albans Hotel, St Albans. VIC Thursday 28th February 1974 St Albans Hotel St Albans, VIC
St Albans Hotel, St Albans. VIC Friday 1st March 1974 St Albans Hotel

Steve Hill's last gig

St Albans, VIC
Sunday 3rd March 1974 Frankston Police Boys Club

Graeme "Shirley" Strachan's first gig

With Madder Lake & Buster Brown

Frankston, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Tuesday 5th March 1974 Ormond Hall

With Mackenzie Theory & Captain Matchbox

Prahran, VIC
Saturday 9th March 1974 Beaumaris Civic Centre Beaumaris, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 10th March 1974 Ormond Hall

With Mackenzie Theory, Captain Matchbox & Keith Sterling

Prahran, VIC