Craig Hooper

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Craig Hooper
Birth nameCraig Lincoln Hooper
Born (1959-11-23) 23 November 1959 (age 59)
OriginDubbo, New South Wales, Australia
GenresIndie rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, keyboards
Years active1976–present
Associated actsThe 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Holmgren, Magnus. "Craig Hooper". passagen.se. Australian Rock Database (Magnus Holmgren). Archived from the original on 28 September 2012. Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  2. ^ Holmgren, Magnus. "The Church". passagen.se. 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. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-04.
  5. ^ "Craig Hooper". Discogs. Retrieved 2007-10-04.