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
Tuesday 11th December 1990 Kondari Resort Hervey Bay , QLD
Wednesday 12th December 1990 East End Hotel Bundaberg, QLD
Thursday 13th December 1990 Flamingo Nightclub Rockhampton, QLD
Sound Shell, South Townsville. QLD Friday 14th December 1990 Sound Shell South Townsville, QLD
Saturday 15th December 1990 Playpen International Night Club Cairns, QLD
Monday 17th December 1990 Burdekin Memorial Hall Home Hill, QLD
Tuesday 18th December 1990 Paradise Nightclub Mackay, QLD
Thursday 20th December 1990 Seagulls Tweed Heads West, NSW
Friday 21st December 1990 Seagulls Tweed Heads West, NSW
Saturday 22nd December 1990 Calamvale Hotel Calamvale , QLD
Sunday 23rd December 1990 Alexandra Hills Hotel Alexandra Hills, QLD
Wednesday 26th December 1990 Country Paradise Resort Mudgee, NSW
Thursday 27th December 1990 Temptations Nightclub Mount Druitt, NSW
Friday 28th December 1990 Dee Why Hotel

With Gadflys

Dee Why, NSW
Saturday 29th December 1990 Cronulla Sutherland Leagues Club Cronulla, NSW
Sunday 30th December 1990 Central Coast Leagues Club Gosford, NSW
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Monday 31st December 1990 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Wednesday 2nd January 1991 Shellharbour Workers Club Shellharbour, NSW
Thursday 3rd January 1991 Shellharbour Workers Club Shellharbour, NSW
Friday 4th January 1991 Manhattan Hotel Ringwood, VIC
Sunday 6th January 1991 Lady Bay Hotel Warrnambool, VIC
Wednesday 9th January 1991 Kalgoorlie Race Track Kalgoorlie, WA
Thursday 10th January 1991 Pier Hotel Esperance, WA
Friday 11th January 1991 Albany Leisure Centre Albany, WA
Saturday 12th January 1991 Raffles Hotel Applecross, WA
Sunday 13th January 1991 Sundowner Hotel Perth, WA
Tuesday 15th January 1991 Geraldton Basketball Stadium Geraldton, WA
Wednesday 16th January 1991 Exit Nightclub East Perth, WA
Thursday 17th January 1991 Herdsman Hotel Perth, WA
Friday 18th January 1991 Sundowner Hotel Perth, WA