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 4th May 1980 Thomastown Roller Disco Thomastown, VIC
Monday 5th May 1980 Camberwell Civic Centre

For Monash Medical Society University

Camberwell, VIC
Tuesday 6th May 1980 Footscray Technical College

Lunchtime Show

Footscray, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Thursday 8th May 1980 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Friday 9th May 1980 Malvern Town Hall

The Foot "Root Rot Ball"

With The Sundowners & Lamin-X

Malvern, VIC
Friday 23rd May 1980 Charles Hotel North Perth , WA
Saturday 24th May 1980 Belmont Hotel Belmont, WA
Tuesday 27th May 1980 Raffles Hotel Applecross, WA
Wednesday 28th May 1980 Bussell Motor Hotel Bunbury, WA
Thursday 29th May 1980 White Sands Scarborough, WA
Sunday 1st June 1980 Belmont Hotel Belmont, WA
Wednesday 4th June 1980 Herdsman Hotel Perth, WA
Thursday 5th June 1980 Charles Hotel North Perth , WA
Friday 6th June 1980 Tower Hotel Kalgoorlie, WA
Saturday 7th June 1980 Tower Hotel Kalgoorlie, WA
Sunday 8th June 1980 Tower Hotel Kalgoorlie, WA
Countdown (TV Show), Ripponlea. VIC Saturday 14th June 1980 Countdown (TV Show)

TV Appearance

Band hosted show

Ripponlea, VIC
Sydney Cove Tavern, Circular Quay. NSW Monday 15th September 1980 Sydney Cove Tavern Circular Quay, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Tuesday 16th September 1980 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Monday 17th November 1980 Westernport Hotel

Phillip Island Board Riders

San Remo, VIC
Sunday 17th April 1983 Capitol Theatre

Countdown Awards

Performed Horror Movie  & Ego Is Not A Dirty Word

Sydney, NSW
Tuesday 19th April 1983 The Jam Club Morwell, VIC
Wednesday 20th April 1983 Westernport Hotel San Remo, VIC
Saturday 23rd April 1983 Noosa Picnic Race Track

With Midnight Oil, Mental As Anything & The Church

Noosa, QLD
Sunday 24th April 1983 Capitol Theatre

Night Show

Sydney, NSW
Sunday 24th April 1983 Capitol Theatre

Afternoon Show

Sydney, NSW
Monday 25th April 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 26th April 1983 Festival Hall Melbourne, VIC
Friday 29th April 1983 Festival Hall

Recordings used for the LP Live In The 80's

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 30th April 1983 Festival Hall

Recordings used for the LP Live In The 80's

Melbourne, VIC