|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Genres||Rock, pop, progressive rock|
|Years active||1973–1982, 1988, 1997-present|
Capitol Records (US)
Before becoming a successful musician, Draper had a construction business with a speciality in roofing.
Draper co-wrote the song "Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft", which was not only successful with his band Klaatu, but it also became a Top-40 hit, when The Carpenters re-made it in 1977. Draper also co-wrote the Klaatu song "December Dream" in 1981, which was a tribute to John Lennon.
He went on to record several solo albums in his home studio in Oak Ridges, Ontario after the break-up of the band in 1981. His former Klaatu bandmates Dee Long and John Woloschuk made appearances on his album Light Years Later, in 1997.
Later on in the 1980s he returned to his roofing business, and then developed a career as a restaurateur alongside his continued music work.
Bullseye Records of Canada:
- Light Years Later (1997)
- Live... Years Later: From the Cue to the 'Shoe (1997)
- Terrytoons Presents: Can You Pretend (1999)
- Civil War (And Other Love Songs) (2001)
- Civil War (Not Very) (2001)
- Furzall Family (2002)
- Aria 52 - A Five Year Mission (2004)
- Stranded (2010)
- When the World Was Young (2014)
- Searching (2016)
- Brown, Dan (April 4, 2000). "When the music's over: Rock and roll is a vicious game, but not half as rough as what comes next – as a handful of Canada's former rock gods can attest", National Post, p. B10.
- Feniak, Peter (November 21, 1995). "The band Beatlemania made, then crushed", The Globe and Mail, p. D1.
- Ankeny, Jason. "Terry Draper: Biography", Allmusic. Retrieved January 19, 2011.
- Terry Draper official site
- Artist Profile on Bullseye Records
- Searching: The Terry Draper Interview @ The Nice Rooms e-zine.
|This article on a drummer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|