Skyhooks

Melbourne 1973-1980,1983,1984,1990,1994

Discography

Albums

Living In The Seventies       1974   10   Produced by Ross Wilson

CD          AUS   Mushroom (2 bonustracks)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32323.2

LP          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   Mushroom RML-53142 (re-issue 1984, yellow vinyl, gatefold, inner sleeve)
            AUS   Mushroom RML-53142 (re-issue 1984, Commemorative Edition, gold vinyl, gatefold, inner sleeve, 2 live bonus tracks "Why Dontcha All Get" and "Saturday Night")
            NZL   Interfusion (issued 1975)

MC          AUS   Mushroom (2 bonustracks?)

Ego Is Not A Dirty Word       1975    9   Produced by Ross Wilson

CD          AUS   Mushroom (10 tracks, bonustrack "Private Eye")
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32315.2

LP          AUS   Mushroom
            CAN   Mercury (issued 1976, gatefold, 10 tracks, missing "Every Chase a Steeple", added "Horror Movie" and "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed")
            GER   Phonogram (issued 1976, gatefold, 10 tracks, missing "Every Chase a Steeple", added "Horror Movie" and "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed")
            HOL   Phonogram (issued 1976, gatefold, 10 tracks, missing "Every Chase a Steeple", added "Horror Movie" and "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed")
            NZL   Interfusion
            UK    Phonogram (issued 1976, gatefold, 10 tracks, missing "Every Chase a Steeple", added "Horror Movie" and "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed")
            USA   Mercury SRM-1-1066 (issued 1976, gatefold, lyrics sheet, 10 tracks, missing "Every Chase a Steeple", added "Horror Movie" and "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed")

MC          USA   Mercury MCR-4-1-1066

8-track     USA   Mercury MC-8-1-1066

Straight In A Gay Gay World   1976   10   Produced by Ross Wilson

CD          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32316.2

LP          AUS   Mushroom (with poster)
            HOL   Mercury 6303 901 (missing "The Girl Says She's Bored", added "Living In The Seventies")
            NZL   Mushroom
            USA   Mercury (entitled "Living In The Seventies", missing "The Girl Says She's Bored", added "Living In The Seventies", lyrics sheet)

The Skyhooks Tapes            1977   14

LP          AUS   Mushroom

Guilty Until Proven Insane    1978    9   Produced by Eddie Leonetti and Jack Douglas

CD          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32318.2

LP          AUS   Mushroom (first pressing limited edition of 5000 in red vinyl)
            CAN   Attic (issued 1979)
            GER   United Artists (issued 1979)
            UK    United Artists (issued 1979)

Live! Be In It                1978   17

CD          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32321.2

Double-LP   AUS   Mushroom

Best of Skyhooks              1979

LP          AUS   Mushroom

Hot For The Orient            1980   12

CD          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32320.2

LP          AUS   Mushroom

Hooked On Hooks               1982    2

Single      AUS   Mushroom

Maxi        AUS   Mushroom

Skyhooks Box Set              1983

9-LP-BOX    AUS   Mushroom (with booklet)

9-MC-BOX    AUS   Mushroom (with booklet)

Live In The 80's              1983   12

CD          AUS   Mushroom

LP          AUS   Mushroom

The Latest And Greatest       1990   16

CD          AUS   Mushroom
            AUS   FMR 334662 (re-issue 2001)

Skyhooks Roadcase             1996

7-CD-BOX    AUS   Mushroom (remastered, with booklet)
            AUS   Mushroom MUSH32324.2

The Collection                1999   30

Double-CD   AUS   Mushroom




Shared with Daddy Cool:
Happy Hippy Hut               1994    5

CD-Single   AUS   Mushroom (3/5 tracks)

Contribution to album

Nightmovin' Live #2                     1978
Sunbury - Highlights of 1973 and 1974   200?
Triple J - Archive Series 1975          2005

Members

Hills Steve (v) 1973-1974 Lillie, Blue Hills. died 2005
Ingliss Peter (g) 1973 Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, Spanner
Macainsh Greg (b) 1973-1980,1983,1984,1990,1994 Spare Parts, Sound Pump, Reuben Tice, Paul Pease Band, Claptrap, Frame, John Farnham Band, Dave Warner's From The Suburbs
Spencer Bob (g) 1977-1980 Finch, Mystery Band, Fandango, Honeymoon, Young Lions, The Angels, Black Cat Moan, The Puppy Bashers, The Temple Gods, The Choirboys
Starkie Bob (g) 1973-1980,1983,1984,1990,1994 Sound Barria, Elevator, Mary Jane Union, Ram Band, Bob Starkie Shape Up, Litte Red Rooster, Midnight Specials, Ol'Skydaddies
Starkie Peter (g) 1973 King Bees, Lipp and The Doubledecker Brothers, Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons, Roger Rocket and The Millionaires, Spanner, Peter Starkie Trio
Strachan Graeme 'Shirley' (v) 1974-1978,1983,1984,1990,1994 Frame, Graeme Strachan, The Party Boys. died 2001
Strauks Freddie (d,perc,bv) 1973-1980,1983,1984,1990,1994 Spare Parts, Sound Pump, Claptrap, Frame, Humans, The Gentlemen, The Sports, Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons, Bushwackers, Sharyn Anderson Band, Watt's Cookin, Frankie's Big Night Out, M. Parker and The Heartbeats, Hot Wires, Strange Bedfellows, Ol'Skydaddies
Symons Red (g,bv,k) 1973-1977,1983,1984,1990,1994 Moloch and The Molecules, Scumbag, Red Symons Band, The Sports
Williams Tony (v) 1979-1980 Stunned Mullets, Reuben Tice

Sources of information: The Official Skyhooks Website, Fredrik Notling's Skyhooks Homepage, Plastic Passion Records, Jenny Brown: Million Dollar Riff
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