The Reels

The Reels

Formed in Dubbo, NSW in 1976. Dis-banded in 1991.



The Reels has 7 known members

Name Instruments Period
David Mason Vocals 1976 -
Craig Hooper Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals 1976 - 1991
John Bliss Drums
Details:

1978-80, 1985-

1978 -
Colin Newham "Polly" Keyboards
Details:

1978-80, 1985-1991

1978 - 1991
Paul Abrahams Bass 1978 - 1981
Karen Ansel Keyboards 1980 - 1981
Stefan Fidock Drums 1981 - 1984

The Reels discography - 9 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
The Reels by The Reels The Reels
Album 1979 19/12/79 81
Prefab Heart
Single 1980 10/03/80 52
According To My Heart by The Reels According To My Heart
Single 1981 12/01/81 12
Shout And Deliver by The Reels Shout And Deliver
Single 1981 27/04/81 43
Quasimodo's Dream by The Reels Quasimodo's Dream
Album 1981 08/06/81 27
This Guy's In Love With You
Single 1982 18/10/82 7
Beautiful by The Reels Beautiful
Album 1982 06/12/82 32
Bad Moon Rising by The Reels Bad Moon Rising
Single 1986 22/09/86 11
Neighbors by The Reels Neighbors
Album 1988 05/12/88 81

22 Known Gigs for The Reels

Date Venue City
Stagedoor Tavern, Sydney. NSW Tuesday 8th May 1979 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney, NSW
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Thursday 13th December 1979 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Friday 14th December 1979 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Stagedoor Tavern, Sydney. NSW Sunday 23rd December 1979 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney, NSW
Sylvania Hotel, Sylvania. NSW Wednesday 9th January 1980 Sylvania Hotel Sylvania, NSW
Stagedoor Tavern, Sydney. NSW Saturday 12th January 1980 Stagedoor Tavern Sydney, NSW
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 19th January 1980 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Comb and Cutter Hotel, Blacktown. NSW Wednesday 6th February 1980 Comb and Cutter Hotel Blacktown, NSW
Crystal Ballroom, St Kilda. VIC Saturday 14th June 1980 Crystal Ballroom St Kilda, VIC
Chequers, Sydney. NSW Friday 25th July 1980 Chequers Sydney, NSW
Sylvania Hotel, Sylvania. NSW Saturday 26th July 1980 Sylvania Hotel Sylvania, NSW
Sunday 27th July 1980 Wollongong Leagues Club Wollongong, NSW
Wednesday 17th December 1980 Capitol Theatre Sydney, NSW
Bayview Tavern, Gladesville. NSW Monday 22nd December 1980 Bayview Tavern Gladesville, NSW
Jump Club, Collingwood. VIC Sunday 8th March 1981 Jump Club Collingwood, VIC
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Saturday 18th July 1981 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Thursday 5th May 1983 San Miguel Hotel Cammeray, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Saturday 18th June 1983 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Saturday 30th July 1983 Cross Keys Hotel North Essendon, VIC
Friday 9th October 1987 Palm Beach RSL Club Palm Beach, NSW
Friday 16th October 1987 Prince Of Wales St Kilda, VIC
Saturday 17th October 1987 Corner Hotel Richmond, VIC