Craig Hooper

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Craig Hooper
Birth name Craig Lincoln Hooper
Born (1959-11-23) 23 November 1959 (age 56)
Origin Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Genres Indie rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, keyboards
Years active 1976–present
Associated acts The Reels, Do-Ré-Mi, The Church, The Crystal Set

Craig Lincoln Hooper (born 23 November 1959) is an Australian musician who was a core member (with Dave Mason) of indie rock band The Reels (1977–1992) and was in bands The Mullanes (the initial incarnation of Crowded House), The Church (appears on their 1984 five-track extended play, Persia) and The Crystal Set.[1][2][3]

As a keyboardist or guitarist, he was a session musician for Do-Ré-Mi, Rockmelons and Ross Wilson;[1] and The Port-of-Call Girls.

Hooper was also involved in song writing (co-writing with The Reels members)[4] and record producing (with Mason and Bruce Brown).[5]


  1. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus. "Craig Hooper". Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 28 September 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Holmgren, Magnus. "The Church". Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 6 October 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "HowlSpace - The Reels". HowlSpace. Retrieved 2007-10-04. 
  4. ^ "Australasian Performing Right Association". APRA. Retrieved 2007-10-04. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Craig Hooper". Discogs. Retrieved 2007-10-04.