Terry Sylvester started his musical career at the famous ‘Cavern Club’ Liverpool in the early 1960’s, his first group ‘The Escorts’, appeared at the ‘Cavern Club’ with ‘The Beatles’ on many occasions.
When ‘The Beatles’ played at the ‘Cavern Club’ for the last time on the 3rd August 1963, Terry & ‘The Escorts’ were handpicked by ‘The Beatles’ to share the stage with them.
In 1965 Terry joined the ‘Swinging Blue Jeans’.
Terry got his big break in December 1968, when he was asked to replace Graham Nash in ‘The Hollies’, his first single with them, ‘Sorry Suzanne’ reached # 3 in the UK charts, & his first album ‘Hollies Sing Dylan’ went to # 1.
In 1969 they recorded ‘He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother’, with Elton John playing piano, the song became their biggest hit, and to this day still remains an anthem for those who help others less fortunate than themselves.
More hits followed including the 1972 US # 1, ‘Long Cool Woman, In A Black Dress’, & the 1974 worldwide smash hit ‘The Air That I Breathe’.
In 1975 Terry was asked by Alan Parsons to sing the critically acclaimed final song ‘To One In Paradise’ on the ‘Alan Parsons Project’ debut album, ‘Tales Of Mystery & Imagination’.
Terry has been awarded 4 Platinum, 9 Gold, & 6 Silver discs so far in his career, unlike many of his contemporaries, he owns the rights to all his songs & recordings.
In March 2010 he was inducted into the ‘Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame’, he’s only the 5th Liverpool born musician to enter the Hall, the other 4 are ‘The Beatles’.
Terry is still touring, mainly in North America, his show includes the hits he performed on & stories about his long & successful career.