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
Monday 2nd May 1983 Thebarton Theatre Torrensville, SA
Tuesday 3rd May 1983 Thebarton Theatre Torrensville, SA
Wednesday 4th May 1983 Thebarton Theatre Torrensville, SA
Thursday 5th May 1983 Thebarton Theatre

Afternoon Show

Torrensville, SA
Thursday 5th May 1983 Thebarton Theatre

Night Show

Torrensville, SA
Saturday 7th May 1983 Perth Entertainment Centre Perth, WA
Tuesday 21st June 1983 Ocean Grove Hotel Ocean Grove, VIC
Sunday 21st October 1984 Goulburn Valley Hotel Shepparton, VIC
Tuesday 23rd October 1984 Swinburne Institute Of Technology

Ethel Hall

Hawthorn , VIC
Saturday 27th October 1984 Olympic Park Stadium

3XY Rocktober

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 17th November 1984 Melbourne Concert Hall

Victoria 150th Concert

Melbourne, VIC
Sunday 18th November 1990 Goulburn Valley Hotel Shepparton, VIC
Tuesday 20th November 1990 Lyric Nightclub Geelong, VIC
Wednesday 21st November 1990 Strathdale Hall Bendigo, VIC
Thursday 22nd November 1990 Bridge Hotel Mildura, VIC
Theatre Royal Hotel, Broken Hill . NSW Friday 23rd November 1990 Theatre Royal Hotel Broken Hill , NSW
Saturday 24th November 1990 Thebarton Oval

Australian Music Day

Torrensville, SA
Sunday 25th November 1990 Westlands Hotel Whyalla, SA
Tuesday 27th November 1990 Barn Palais Mount Gambier, SA
Wednesday 28th November 1990 Lady Bay Hotel Warrnambool, VIC
Thursday 29th November 1990 The Palace St Kilda, VIC
Friday 30th November 1990 The Palace St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 1st December 1990 Manhattan Hotel Ringwood, VIC
Sunday 2nd December 1990 21st Century Frankston, VIC
Monday 3rd December 1990 Astrodome Traralgon, VIC
Wednesday 5th December 1990 Queanbeyan Leagues Club Queanbeyan, NSW
Orange Ex-Services Club, Orange. NSW Thursday 6th December 1990 Orange Ex-Services Club Orange, NSW
Friday 7th December 1990 Palais Royal Newcastle, NSW
Tamworth Workers Club, Tamworth. NSW Saturday 8th December 1990 Tamworth Workers Club Tamworth, NSW
Sunday 9th December 1990 Arts Factory Byron Bay, NSW