Terry Jacks

Canadian singer-songwriter and environmentalist

Terry Jacks (born March 29, 1944) is a Canadian musician. He was born and raised in Winnipeg. He now works as an environmental activist.

Terry Jacks
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Jacks in 1974
Background information
Birth nameTerrence Ross Jacks
Born (1944-03-29) March 29, 1944 (age 76)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
GenresRock, pop, soft rock
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1962–present
LabelsColumbia, Goldfish, Bell, A&M
Associated actsThe Poppy Family

Jacks is most famous for his song Seasons in the Sun. The song was ranked number one in multiple countries in 1974.[1] It is one of the fewer than forty all-time singles to have sold 10 million copies worldwide.

Studio albumsEdit

  • Seasons in the Sun (1974)
  • Y' Don't Fight the Sea (1975)
  • Pulse (1983)
  • Just Like That (1987)
  • Starfish on the Beach (2015)


  1. Mackie, John (1 April 2016). "The many seasons of B.C. singer Terry Jacks". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved 15 October 2016.