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

1978-80, 1985-

1978 -
Colin Newham "Polly" Keyboards

1978-80, 1985-1991

1978 - 1991
Paul Abrahams Bass 1978 - 1981
Karen Ansel Keyboards 1980 - 1981
Stephan Fidock Stephan 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

50 Known Gigs for The Reels

Date Venue City
Saturday 17th July 1982 Armadale Hotel Armadale, VIC
Prospect Hill Hotel, Kew. VIC Tuesday 20th July 1982 Prospect Hill Hotel Kew, VIC
Thursday 22nd July 1982 Marquee - Stockade Hotel Carlton, VIC
Jump Club, Collingwood. VIC Friday 23rd July 1982 Jump Club

Late show.

Collingwood, VIC
Bombay Rock, Brunswick. VIC Friday 23rd July 1982 Bombay Rock Brunswick, VIC
Saturday 24th July 1982 Sentimental Bloke Bulleen, VIC
Sunday 25th July 1982 Pier Hotel Frankston, VIC
Royal Antler Hotel, Narrabeen. NSW Friday 21st January 1983 Royal Antler Hotel Narrabeen, NSW
Saturday 22nd January 1983 Carmen's Nightclub Miranda, NSW
Thursday 5th May 1983 San Miguel Hotel Cammeray, NSW
Sunday 5th June 1983 Blondies Restaurant Rockdale, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Saturday 18th June 1983 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Saturday 30th July 1983 Cross Keys Hotel North Essendon, VIC
Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee. NSW Saturday 11th January 1986 Selina's - Coogee Bay Hotel Coogee, NSW
Thursday 7th August 1986 Prince Of Wales St Kilda, VIC
Sydney Cove Tavern, Circular Quay. NSW Wednesday 31st December 1986 Sydney Cove Tavern Circular Quay, NSW
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
Saturday 2nd September 1989 Corner Hotel Richmond, VIC