Seb Shelton

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Seb Shelton is a British musician, who was the drummer for bands such as the Young Bucks (1978–1979), Secret Affair (1979–1980), and Dexys Midnight Runners (1980–1983).[1] Shelton was offered the drummer's job in the Specials but turned it down.[2]

Shelton went on to manage other rock bands and musicians including the Woodentops,[1] Tackhead, Adrian Sherwood, Keith Leblanc, Shelleyan Orphan, and Julian Cope.[3]


  1. ^ a b Larkin, Colin (1997) The Virgin Encyclopedia of Eighties Music, Virgin Books, ISBN 0-7535-0159-7, p. 150, 398
  2. ^ Panter, Horace (2008) Ska'd for Life: A Personal Journey with The Specials, Pan, ISBN 978-0-330-44073-8, p. 62-3
  3. ^ International Who's Who in Popular Music 2007, Routledge, ISBN 978-1-85743-417-0, p. 111

Big hobby has been angling. In the 1990s he competed at surfcasting competitions. He has caught numerous large fish in fresh waters.