AKA:  Wildroot Orchestra
Vancouver, British Columbia
1970's to 1980's


Frank Allison ~ Guitar, Vocals
Ian Berry ~ Saxophone, Keyboards
Miles Black ~ Keyboards
Jamie Croil ~ Brass
Doug Edwards ~ Guitar
Charles Faulkner ~ Bass, Vocals
Tom Keenlyside ~ Reeds
Jim McGillveray ~ Drums, Vocals
Peter Padden ~ Drums, Vocals
Howie Vickers ~ Vocals

In Memory of

Charles Faulkner
Ian Berry

Here is a "FUNTASTIC" group of Vancouver musicians that were a big, party band in Vancouver in the early '80's. The photo is of the groups December 31st, 1980 Canadian (only) release. Fun is a word that often comes up when talking about the Wildroot Orchestra.

Alan Burns, October 2004

Some of the other Pacific Northwest music groups represented in this band include:Skylark, Painted Ship and many others NW bands.

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Last Update:  22 June 2012
Credits: Alan Burns, Chandler Keeler (R.I.P.), Steve Todd, Willy Ward
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