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

907 Known Gigs for Skyhooks

Date Venue City
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 12th May 1974 Ormond Hall Prahran, VIC
Thursday 16th May 1974 Monash University Melbourne, VIC
Thursday 16th May 1974 Do It (TV Show)

TV Appearance

Melbourne, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Friday 17th May 1974 Ormond Hall

Rock 'N' Roll For Labour

Prahran, VIC
Friday 17th May 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Friday 17th May 1974 St Albans Secondary College

Super Dance

St Albans, VIC
San Remo Hotel Motel, San Remo . VIC Saturday 18th May 1974 San Remo Hotel Motel San Remo , VIC
Melbourne University, Melbourne. VIC Saturday 18th May 1974 Melbourne University

North West Capers Concert - Wilson Hall

With Captain Matchbox & Matt Taylor

Melbourne, VIC
Tuesday 21st May 1974 Chelsea Civic Centre

Mushroom Super Dance

Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 22nd May 1974 Dandenong Town Hall

Mushroom Super Dance

Dandenong , VIC
Thursday 23rd May 1974 Coburg Town Hall

Mushroom Super Dance

Coburg , VIC
Friday 24th May 1974 Plaza Theatre

Mushroom Super Dance

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 25th May 1974 Camberwell Civic Centre

Mushroom Super Dance

Camberwell, VIC
Sunday 26th May 1974 Beaumaris Civic Centre Beaumaris, VIC
Friday 31st May 1974 Trak Cinema Toorak, VIC
Saturday 1st June 1974 Teazer Melbourne, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Saturday 1st June 1974 Ormond Hall Prahran, VIC
Sunday 2nd June 1974 Festival Hall

Supporting Osibisa

Melbourne, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Tuesday 4th June 1974 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Tuesday 4th June 1974 Festival Hall

Supporting Osibisa

Melbourne, VIC
Friday 7th June 1974 Silvers Nightclub Toorak, VIC
Saturday 8th June 1974 Mornington High School Mornington, VIC
Tuesday 11th June 1974 Beverly Crest Hotel St Kilda, VIC
Thursday 13th June 1974 La Trobe University Bundoora, VIC
Friday 14th June 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Thursday 20th June 1974 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Friday 21st June 1974 Rembrandts Wantirna South, VIC
San Remo Hotel Motel, San Remo . VIC Saturday 22nd June 1974 San Remo Hotel Motel San Remo , VIC
Mansfield Park Hotel, Mansfield Park . SA Friday 28th June 1974 Mansfield Park Hotel Mansfield Park , SA
Friday 28th June 1974 Adelaide University Adelaide, SA