Terry Jacks is a Canadian singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for his 1974 hit song “Seasons in the sun”.
The single spent more than three months on the U.S. charts and more than four months on the charts in Jacks’ native country. Its accumulated sales topped more than 11 million copies.
Later Jacks moved on to producing for artists such as the Beach Boys, Nana Mouskouri, DOA and Chilliwack.
During the 70’s and 80’s he released four albums: “Seasons in the sun”, “Y’ don’t fight the sea”, “Pulse” and “Just like that”.
Recent years see Terry Jacks as environmentalist. He became involved in the environmental movement, focusing on pulp mill pollution issues in Canada. His environmental work has earned him several awards including one from the United Nations Association of Canada and the Western Canada Wilderness Committee. He was awarded a lifetime achievement award in 1997 for his work.