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
Saturday 19th January 1991 Bunbury Recreation Hall Bunbury, WA
Sunday 20th January 1991 Raffles Hotel Applecross, WA
Tuesday 22nd January 1991 Old Lion Hotel Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 23rd January 1991 Old Lion Hotel Adelaide, SA
Thursday 24th January 1991 Old Lion Hotel Adelaide, SA
Friday 25th January 1991 Donald Football Oval Donald, VIC
Saturday 26th January 1991 Peaches & Cream Festival Cobram, VIC
Sunday 27th January 1991 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Friday 1st February 1991 Westend Nightclub Sunshine, VIC
Saturday 2nd February 1991 Village Green Hotel Mulgrave, VIC
Sunday 3rd February 1991 Lyric Nightclub Geelong, VIC
Monday 4th February 1991 Chapter House Ballarat, VIC
Wednesday 6th February 1991 Canberra Raiders Football Club Gungahlin , ACT
Thursday 7th February 1991 Waves - Towradgi Beach Hotel Wollongong, NSW
Friday 8th February 1991 Palais Royal Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 9th February 1991 Taree RSL Taree, NSW
Sunday 10th February 1991 South Grafton Ex-Services Club South Grafton, NSW
Tuesday 12th February 1991 Canberra Hotel Lismore, NSW
Wednesday 13th February 1991 Club Pacific Hotel Southport, QLD
Thursday 14th February 1991 Rumours Toowoomba, QLD
Friday 15th February 1991 Beenleigh Tavern Eagleby, QLD
Saturday 16th February 1991 Mansfield Tavern Brisbane, QLD
St George Leagues Club, Kogarah. NSW Tuesday 19th February 1991 St George Leagues Club Kogarah, NSW
Wednesday 20th February 1991 Dee Why Hotel Dee Why, NSW
Thursday 21st February 1991 Central Coast Leagues Club Gosford, NSW
Friday 22nd February 1991 Fairfield RSL Fairfield, NSW
Saturday 23rd February 1991 Revesby Roundhouse Revesby, NSW
Sunday 24th February 1991 Penrith Leagues Club Penrith, NSW
Tuesday 26th February 1991 Leeton Ex-Services Club Leeton, NSW
Wednesday 27th February 1991 Copacabana Nightclub Wagga Wagga, NSW