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
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Monday 24th December 1979 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Thursday 27th December 1979 Jolly Frog Hotel Windsor, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Friday 28th December 1979 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Sunday 30th December 1979 Hunters Humpy Sydney, NSW
Monday 31st December 1979 Ocean Beach Hotel Umina, NSW
Thursday 3rd January 1980 Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club Cronulla, NSW
Friday 4th January 1980 Devonshire Rock Sydney, NSW
Saturday 5th January 1980 Commodore Hotel Sandringham, VIC
Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel, South Yarra. VIC Tuesday 8th January 1980 Macy's - Her Majesty's Hotel South Yarra, VIC
Esplanade Hotel (The Espy), St. Kilda. VIC Thursday 10th January 1980 Esplanade Hotel (The Espy) St. Kilda, VIC
Friday 11th January 1980 Sovereign Hotel

With Vixen

Frankston, VIC
Tuesday 22nd January 1980 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Wednesday 23rd January 1980 Westernport Hotel San Remo, VIC
Thursday 24th January 1980 Waurn Ponds Hotel Geelong, VIC
Friday 25th January 1980 Commodore Hotel Sandringham, VIC
Saturday 26th January 1980 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Sunday 27th January 1980 Poynton's Carlton Club Hotel Carlton, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Monday 28th January 1980 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Tuesday 29th January 1980 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Thursday 31st January 1980 Bombay Rock

With CITY

Brunswick, VIC
Croxton Park Hotel, Thornbury. VIC Friday 1st February 1980 Croxton Park Hotel Thornbury, VIC
Saturday 2nd February 1980 Sentimental Bloke Bulleen, VIC
Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully. VIC Sunday 3rd February 1980 Ferntree Gully Hotel

With The Honeydrippers

Ferntree Gully, VIC
Tuesday 5th February 1980 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Wednesday 6th February 1980 Westernport Hotel San Remo, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Saturday 9th February 1980 Bombay Rock

With Men At Work & Secret Police

Brunswick, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Thursday 14th February 1980 Bombay Rock

With The Reels

Filmed for Nightmoves (TV Show)

Brunswick, VIC
Thursday 20th March 1980 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 21st March 1980 Bombay Rock

With Street Angel & Cubic Feet

Brunswick, VIC
Saturday 22nd March 1980 Matthew Flinders Hotel

Evening show.

With Billy Miller's Great Blokes

 

Chadstone, VIC