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Martin Fry

The First Time With..., Series 4 Episode 13 of 15

Martin Fry, frontman of iconic Sheffield band ABC, shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt.

ABC emerged from the same Sheffield scene that had produced Cabaret Voltaire, the Human League and Heaven 17. Their debut album The Lexicon of Love was released in 1982, was produced by Trevor Horn and topped the album chart.

Martin talks about growing up in Sheffield and his memories of the music scene in the 80s, as well as his own musical influences.

First broadcast in 2012.

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1 hour

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Fri 22 Dec 2017 01:00

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