Songwriter, Bush Poet & Comedy Performer
recognition of his undeniably respected status in the top ranks of
Australian country music, Terry Gordon has been honoured with the coveted
award of Queensland Country Music Entertainer of the Year.
glittering ceremony in Brisbane at the end of 1993, the award was
presented to Terry, not only as a tribute to his more recent concerts and
recording successes, but also in tribute to his 30 continuous years as a
multi-talented, much admired and affectionately regarded country music
continually-travelling career, he has criss-crossed the length and breadth
of Australia literally dozens of times. From Darwin to Hobart & all points
between, Terry has performed in all kinds of venues from weather-beaten
tents to the most modern high-tech entertainment centers & television
in the small town of Taralga near Goulburn, New South Wales, the Terry
Gordon career story really begins at age five when his dad took him to see
the Tex Morton Wild West Show. It was enough to set the youngster on a
determined, unswerving ambition to become a country music star.
Gordon has constantly been in demand for television appearances and has
performed on the Nine Network’s “Midday Show” & all the major TV
variety shows as well as specialized country music TV programs all around
Terry was invited to appear at the Hodag Country Music Festival in
Wisconsin, USA along with Willie Nelson, Clint Black, George Jones, Bobby
Bare and a host of American country music legends.
In the same
year, at the Kempsey Heritage Festival, Terry received an
award for his work and dedication to country music in Australia and he has
also been inducted to the Country Music Hands of Fame in Tamworth.