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Martin Fry

Episode 13 of 15

Martin Fry, frontman of iconic Sheffield band ABC, shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt. First broadcast in 2012.

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.

1 hour

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  • ABC

    Poison Arrow

    • Absolutely.
    • Phonogram.
    • 842-9672.
  • David Bowie

    Starman

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
    • 7243 5-39821 2 6.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Voodoo Chile

    • Electric Ladyland.
    • Polydor.
    • 823-359-2.
  • Mike and Bernie Winters

    That Man Batman

    • That Man Batman / Insky Spinsky Spider.
    • CBS.
    • 202458.
  • Buzzcocks

    What Do I Get?

    • Buzzcocks 30.
    • Cool Badge.
    • COOKCD-444.
  • Sex Pistols

    ANARCHY IN THE U.K.

    • Never Mind The Bollocks....
    • Virgin.
    • V-2086.
  • ABC

    TEARS ARE NOT ENOUGH

    • THE LEXICON OF LOVE.
    • MERCURY.
    • 982437-4.
  • ABC

    ALL OF MY HEART

    • ULTIMATE LOVE.
    • HIT LABEL.
    • AHLCD-24/A&B.
  • ABC

    Look of Love

    • Hits of 1982.
    • Premier.
    • cdgh-1982.
  • ABC

    How To Be A Millionaire

    • How To Be A...Zillionaire.
    • Mercury.
    • n/a.
  • ABC

    WHEN SMOKEY SINGS

    • ALPHABET CITY.
    • MERCURY.
    • 832-391 2.
  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

    I Don't Blame You At All

    • 35TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION.
    • MOTOWN.
    • 530-290 2.
  • The Human League

    THE THINGS THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF

    • Dare!.
    • Virgin.
    • CDV-2192.
  • Everything Everything

    Cough Cough

    • Cough Cough.
    • Sony BMG.
    • nfi.

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