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 21st November 1974 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Friday 22nd November 1974 Chelsea Civic Centre

Philip Island Board Riders Club Ball

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 23rd November 1974 Canberra Theatre Canberra, ACT
Cronulla Picture Theatre, Cronulla. NSW Sunday 24th November 1974 Cronulla Picture Theatre Cronulla, NSW
Wednesday 27th November 1974 Savoy Theatre Nightclub Lambton, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Thursday 28th November 1974 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle. NSW Friday 29th November 1974 Newcastle City Hall Newcastle, NSW
Saturday 30th November 1974 Hurstville Rivoli Hurstville, NSW
Taren Point Youth Centre, Taren Point. NSW Saturday 30th November 1974 Taren Point Youth Centre

Star Rock

Taren Point, NSW
Tuesday 3rd December 1974 Windsor Regis Receptions Melbourne, VIC
Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton. VIC Tuesday 3rd December 1974 Royal Exhibition Building

Royale Ballroom

Carlton, VIC
Thursday 5th December 1974 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Friday 6th December 1974 Seaford Carrum High School Carrum, VIC
Saturday 7th December 1974 Our Lady Help Of Christians Church East Brunswick, VIC
Tuesday 10th December 1974 Mount Scopus Memorial College Burwood , VIC
Horsham Town Hall, Horsham. VIC Wednesday 11th December 1974 Horsham Town Hall

With Captain Matchbox & Mighty Marvel

Horsham, VIC
Thursday 12th December 1974 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Hard Rock Cafe, Melbourne. VIC Friday 13th December 1974 Hard Rock Cafe Melbourne, VIC
San Remo Hotel Motel, San Remo . VIC Saturday 14th December 1974 San Remo Hotel Motel San Remo , VIC
Countdown (TV Show), Ripponlea. VIC Sunday 15th December 1974 Countdown (TV Show)

TV Appearance

Ripponlea, VIC
Sunday 15th December 1974 Blazes Disco Canberra, ACT
Hordern Pavillion, Moore Park. NSW Monday 16th December 1974 Hordern Pavillion

Polaroid In-Concert - Filmed for TV

Moore Park, NSW
Croxton Park Hotel, Thornbury. VIC Tuesday 17th December 1974 Croxton Park Hotel Thornbury, VIC
Thursday 19th December 1974 Trak Cinema Toorak, VIC
Friday 20th December 1974 Winsound Windsor, SA
Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide. SA Saturday 21st December 1974 Memorial Drive Park

With Ayers Rock, Daddy Cool, Matt Taylor & Cold Chisel

Adelaide, SA
Perth Concert Hall, Perth . WA Sunday 22nd December 1974 Perth Concert Hall Perth , WA
Tuesday 24th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Wednesday 25th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Thursday 26th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA