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 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 B/W Every Chase A Steeple by Skyhooks Ego Is Not A Dirty Word B/W Every Chase A Steeple
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 B/W Mumbo Jumbo by Skyhooks Blue Jeans B/W Mumbo Jumbo
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
Thursday 14th March 1974 Frankston Police Boys Club Frankston, VIC
Friday 15th March 1974 La Trobe University Bundoora, VIC
San Remo Hotel Motel, San Remo . VIC Saturday 16th March 1974 San Remo Hotel Motel San Remo , VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 17th March 1974 Ormond Hall

With Daddy Cool & Rock Granite

Prahran, VIC
Sunday 24th March 1974 HMAS Cerberus Melbourne, VIC
Friday 29th March 1974 Swinburne Institute Of Technology Hawthorn , VIC
Melbourne University, Melbourne. VIC Wednesday 3rd April 1974 Melbourne University

Wilson Hall

Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 4th April 1974 La Trobe University

Black Liberation Benefit Concert

With The Millionaires, Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons & Captain Matchbox

Bundoora, VIC
Friday 5th April 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Friday 5th April 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 6th April 1974 Whitefriars College Donvale , VIC
Wednesday 10th April 1974 St Albans Secondary College St Albans, VIC
Thursday 11th April 1974 Epping Memorial Hall Epping, VIC
Wednesday 17th April 1974 St Kilda Town Hall St Kilda, VIC
Thursday 18th April 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Friday 19th April 1974 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Friday 19th April 1974 Yarra Valley College Ringwood , VIC
Saturday 20th April 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 20th April 1974 Beaumaris Civic Centre Beaumaris, VIC
Melbourne University, Melbourne. VIC Sunday 21st April 1974 Melbourne University

Union Buffet

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 27th April 1974 Chelsea Town Hall Chelsea, VIC
Sunday 28th April 1974 St Albans Secondary College St Albans, VIC
Sunday 28th April 1974 St Albans Sacred Heart Church Hall St Albans , VIC
Friday 3rd May 1974 Ferntree Gully Technical College Ferntree Gully, VIC
Sunday 5th May 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 7th May 1974 Blind Date (TV Show)

TV Appearance

South Melbourne , VIC
Thursday 9th May 1974 Festival Theatre

Night

With Daddy Cool

Adelaide, SA
Thursday 9th May 1974 Festival Theatre

Afternoon

With Daddy Cool

Adelaide, SA
Friday 10th May 1974 Pooraka Hotel Pooraka, SA
Saturday 11th May 1974 Gouger Hotel Adelaide , SA