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
Sunday 15th April 1979 Lorne Pacific Hotel Lorne, VIC
Tuesday 17th April 1979 Collegians Club Wollongong, NSW
Civic Hotel, Sydney. NSW Wednesday 18th April 1979 Civic Hotel Sydney, NSW
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Thursday 19th April 1979 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Marconi Club, Bossley Park. NSW Friday 20th April 1979 Marconi Club Bossley Park, NSW
Royal Antler Hotel, Narrabeen. NSW Saturday 21st April 1979 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen, NSW
Monday 23rd April 1979 Springvale Town Hall

Monash University Ball

Springvale, VIC
Tuesday 24th April 1979 St Bede's College Mentone , VIC
Wednesday 25th April 1979 Lady Bay Hotel Warrnambool, VIC
Thursday 26th April 1979 Waltzing Matilda Hotel Springvale, VIC
Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot, Preston. VIC Friday 27th April 1979 Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot Preston, VIC
Saturday 28th April 1979 Cross Keys Hotel North Essendon, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Wednesday 2nd May 1979 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Thursday 3rd May 1979 Village Green Hotel Mulgrave, VIC
Croxton Park Hotel, Thornbury. VIC Friday 4th May 1979 Croxton Park Hotel Thornbury, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Saturday 5th May 1979 Bombay Rock

With Texas & Paul Kelly & The Dots

Brunswick, VIC
Sunday 6th May 1979 Poynton's Carlton Club Hotel Carlton, VIC
Melbourne Teachers College, Carlton. VIC Tuesday 8th May 1979 Melbourne Teachers College Carlton, VIC
Thursday 10th May 1979 Commodore Hotel Sandringham, VIC
The Venue, St Kilda. VIC Friday 11th May 1979 The Venue St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 12th May 1979 Manhattan Hotel Ringwood, VIC
Friday 18th May 1979 Southside Six Hotel Moorabbin, VIC
Saturday 19th May 1979 Waurn Ponds Hotel Geelong, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 25th May 1979 Bombay Rock

With Stars & The Aliens

Brunswick, VIC
Saturday 26th May 1979 Matthew Flinders Hotel

With Seahorse

Chadstone, VIC
Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot, Preston. VIC Friday 1st June 1979 Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot Preston, VIC
Saturday 2nd June 1979 Cross Keys Hotel North Essendon, VIC
Friday 15th June 1979 Cross Keys Hotel North Essendon, VIC
Saturday 16th June 1979 Manhattan Hotel Ringwood, VIC
Thursday 21st June 1979 Mitcham High School Mitcham, VIC