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
Wednesday 9th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Thursday 10th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Friday 11th October 1974 Top Hat Night Club

Night

Northbridge, WA
Friday 11th October 1974 Western Australia University

Afternoon

Crawley, WA
Saturday 12th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Sunday 13th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Monday 14th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Tuesday 15th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Wednesday 16th October 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Thursday 17th October 1974 Woodville High School

Afternoon

Sinclair, SA
Thursday 17th October 1974 Pooraka Hotel

Night

Pooraka, SA
Friday 18th October 1974 Adelaide High School

School Dance - WHS Auditorium

Adelaide, SA
Friday 18th October 1974 Pooraka Hotel Pooraka, SA
Saturday 19th October 1974 Pooraka Hotel Pooraka, SA
Sunday 20th October 1974 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 23rd October 1974 Q Club

With Sherbet

Kew, VIC
Thursday 24th October 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Hard Rock Cafe, Melbourne. VIC Friday 25th October 1974 Hard Rock Cafe

Supporting Edison Lighthouse

Melbourne, VIC
Hard Rock Cafe, Melbourne. VIC Friday 25th October 1974 Hard Rock Cafe Melbourne, VIC
Friday 25th October 1974 Kingswood High School Box Hill , VIC
Saturday 26th October 1974 Glen Waverley High School

High School Dance

Glen Waverley, VIC
Thursday 31st October 1974 Glenroy High School Glenroy , VIC
Hard Rock Cafe, Melbourne. VIC Wednesday 6th November 1974 Hard Rock Cafe Melbourne, VIC
Countdown (TV Show), Ripponlea. VIC Wednesday 13th November 1974 Countdown (TV Show)

First appearance on Countdown

Red Symons's girlfriend Jenny Keath fills in for Greg Macainsh who was in hospital

Ripponlea, VIC
Largs Pier Hotel, Largs Bay. SA Thursday 14th November 1974 Largs Pier Hotel

Marni Sheehan - Bass

Largs Bay, SA
Largs Pier Hotel, Largs Bay. SA Friday 15th November 1974 Largs Pier Hotel

Marni Sheehan - Bass

Largs Bay, SA
Saturday 16th November 1974 Moonshine Dance

Marni Sheehan - Bass

With Flash & Cold Chisel

Adelaide , SA
Sunday 17th November 1974 Mediterranean Hotel

Marni Sheehan - Bass

Adelaide, SA
Croxton Park Hotel, Thornbury. VIC Tuesday 19th November 1974 Croxton Park Hotel Thornbury, VIC
Wednesday 20th November 1974 Sundowner Hotel Geelong , VIC