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
Friday 27th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Saturday 28th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Sunday 29th December 1974 Sandgroper Hotel Perth, WA
Ormond Hall, Prahran. VIC Tuesday 31st December 1974 Ormond Hall

Reefer Cabaret - New Years Fools Ball

With Daddy Cool & Ayers Rock

Prahran, VIC
Hard Rock Cafe, Melbourne. VIC Tuesday 31st December 1974 Hard Rock Cafe Melbourne, VIC
Wednesday 1st January 1975 Festival Hall

3XY Darwin Cyclone Relief Concert

Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 11th January 1975 Portland Civic Centre Portland, VIC
Dallas Brooks Centre, East Melbourne . VIC Sunday 12th January 1975 Dallas Brooks Centre

Sunday Observer Concert

East Melbourne , VIC
Wednesday 15th January 1975 Moe Town Hall

With AC/DC & Locust

Moe, VIC
Friday 17th January 1975 Hot Rocks Sorrento, VIC
Saturday 18th January 1975 Warrnambool Surf Life Saving Club Warrnambool, VIC
Saturday 25th January 1975 Peaches & Cream Festival Cobram, VIC
Sunbury Pop Festival, Sunbury. VIC Sunday 26th January 1975 Sunbury Pop Festival Sunbury, VIC
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Monday 27th January 1975 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Monday 27th January 1975 Sydney Harbour

2JJ Concert - The Rocks

Dawes Point, NSW
Wednesday 29th January 1975 Savoy Theatre Nightclub Lambton, NSW
Cronulla Picture Theatre, Cronulla. NSW Friday 31st January 1975 Cronulla Picture Theatre

With Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs

Cronulla, NSW
Saturday 1st February 1975 Hurstville Rivoli Hurstville, NSW
Bondi Lifesaver, Bondi Junction. NSW Sunday 2nd February 1975 Bondi Lifesaver Bondi Junction, NSW
Thursday 6th February 1975 Matthew Flinders Hotel Chadstone, VIC
Friday 7th February 1975 Martini's Carlton, VIC
Saturday 8th February 1975 Boronia High School Boronia, VIC
Tuesday 11th February 1975 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 12th February 1975 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Thursday 13th February 1975 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Friday 14th February 1975 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Saturday 15th February 1975 Mediterranean Hotel Adelaide, SA
Sunday 16th February 1975 Sundowner Hotel Whyalla, SA
Tuesday 18th February 1975 Southside Six Hotel

With Rock Granite & The Profiles

Moorabbin, VIC
Luna Park, St Kilda. VIC Thursday 20th February 1975 Luna Park

Filming for Countdown (TV Show)

St Kilda, VIC