Australian singles charts:
Hooky Jo entered the Kent charts on 12 June 1972 and peaked at #16. It was #87 on the Top 100 of 1972.
The song is on Beginnings which entered the Kent album chart on 28 August 1972 and peaked at #15.
Rick Springfield was a member of Zoot from 1969 to 1971. He then signed with Sparmac Records and released his debut solo single, Speak to the Sky. Sparmac label owner, Robie Porter, was also producer and manager for Springfield. His debut album, Beginnings, was recorded in London, and included three singles: Speak to the Sky, Hooky Jo and What Would the Children Think?
Springfield moved to the United States in mid-1972.
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