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
Station Hotel, Prahran. VIC Saturday 17th August 1974 Station Hotel Prahran, VIC
Wednesday 21st August 1974 Kealba High School Kealba, VIC
Thursday 22nd August 1974 Noble Park High School Noble Park, VIC
Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot, Preston. VIC Friday 23rd August 1974 Council Club Hotel - aka Ritchies Nitespot Preston, VIC
Saturday 24th August 1974 Chelsea Civic Centre Melbourne, VIC
Friday 30th August 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Saturday 31st August 1974 Ormond Hall

Reefer Cabaret

With Panther & Hot City Bump Band

Prahran, VIC
Saturday 7th September 1974 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Sunday 8th September 1974 St Vincent de Paul Parish Church Hall Strathmore, VIC
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Sunday 8th September 1974 Ormond Hall Prahran, VIC
Harmonie German Club, Narrabundah . ACT Friday 13th September 1974 Harmonie German Club Narrabundah , ACT
Saturday 14th September 1974 Canberra Deakin Football Club Deakin, ACT
Sydney Opera House, Sydney. NSW Sunday 15th September 1974 Sydney Opera House

First Sydney Gig

With Sherbet

Sydney, NSW
Wednesday 18th September 1974 Newcastle University Newcastle, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Friday 20th September 1974 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton. VIC Monday 23rd September 1974 Royal Exhibition Building

Royale Ballroom

Carlton, VIC
Wednesday 25th September 1974 Festival Hall

With Sherbet & Buster Brown

Melbourne, VIC
Friday 27th September 1974 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Saturday 28th September 1974 Frankston High School Frankston, VIC
Saturday 28th September 1974 Bayswater Hotel

With Nelly Bly

Bayswater, VIC
Perth Concert Hall, Perth . WA Sunday 29th September 1974 Perth Concert Hall Perth , WA
Monday 30th September 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Tuesday 1st October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Wednesday 2nd October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Thursday 3rd October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Friday 4th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Saturday 5th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Sunday 6th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Monday 7th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Tuesday 8th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA