Courtesy Of Gary H.
The "Wildchild" is a blues-rock guitarist, vocalist from Cape Breton who joined the "Minglewood Band" in May of 1975 at the age of 17. A couple of months later they recorded their first album (The Red Album). After departing the band in November, 1977 he formed the Dartmouth based band "The Ravioli Brothers" where he was given the moniker "Wildchild" at a gig at the Red Lion Beverage Room. Rejoined the "Minglewood Band"in 1978 and recorded 97% of the guitar on their second album. Departed band again in 1979 when album was not the blues record it was originally suppose to be and formed his own band: "The Wildchild Blues Band" with John Lee (Oakley) on keyboards, Greg "Fish" Fancy (Horse, Dutch Mason Blues Band) on bass and Truro musicians drummer Bill MacLeod and harp player Jeff Baker. Joined the "Dutch Mason Blues Band" in 1980 for a 4 year stint. Recorded an EP in 1984 at Solar Audio in Dartmouth with Minglewood bassist Donnie Hann and Dartmouth drummer Don Chapman containing a cover of the Stone's "Gimme Shelter"which was a live favorite.
Moved to Vancouver in 1986 and released the album "Givin' It Back" which was recorded at the Yale nightclub. Terry runs a blues jam on the Vancouver Waterfront between June and September and gigs around at the local clubs.
Written from notes from: Kevin MacInnis and Terry Edmunds
1985 Terry Edmunds (Unity Gain Records)
1998 Givin'It Back (Independent)