|Born||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Associated acts||Wild T and the Spirit|
Springer later moved to Canada, settling in Toronto and playing local clubs in a Jimi Hendrix tribute band. He joined Rough Trade in 1986 as the band was becoming less active; they broke up in 1988.
In 1990 Springer took on the stage name Wild T, and launched his own band, Wild T and the Spirit. In 1992 Wild T was nominated for a Juno award as most promising male vocalist. Springer also appeared as a guest musician on David Bowie's 1993 album Black Tie White Noise.
Wild T & the Spirit had several lineups over the years, and released a number of albums, including Givin' Blood, which was nominated for a Juno Award in 1994. The band toured in Europe, Canada and the United States, and continues to perform and record as of 2017.
- " Wild T & the Spirit" AllMusic Biography by John Bush
- "One slow-cookin' Trade show". The Globe and Mail, January 31, 1986.
- "Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year 1992". Juno Awards website.
- "Wild T and the Spirit - New and Notable Releases". NOW Toronto, by Brent Raynor May 20, 2004
- "INTERVIEW: FEB.27th, 2017 TONEY SPRINGER (WILD T)", The Wire, May 29, 2017 Deb Draper
- "I Am Ashamed". The Nerve Magazine - May 2005 page 10.
- "Best Hard Rock Album 1994". Juno Awards website.
- "Wild T & The Spirit to Tour Europe". Blues WebZine, 3 April 2009
- "First Halifax guitar fest rocks Cunard Centre". Chronicle Herald, Photos by ADRIEN VECZAN April 27, 2015