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Seb Shelton

Drummer (1978-1981)



Seb Shelton started playing the drums when he was about 16 years old,but didnt really start to take them seriously till a couple of years later.He was playing in a band called "The Young Bucks" when he was asked to join Secret Affair.he was influenced in his early drumming career by Stevie Wonder and an American funk drummer by the name of Bernard Purdue.Later on his influences included Stoker from Dexys Midnight Runners (whom he subsequently joined in 1982) and Brad from The Specials.