Ray Teret, a former pirate radio DJ, will appear at Manchester Crown Court on November 15 after being charged with historic sex offences against young girls.
The 72-year-old spoke only to confirm his name and address during the 30 minute hearing at Manchester City Magistrates' Court.
Teret, who was awarded conditional bail, is accused of 32 offences in all, involving 14 youngsters and one adult victim, who was aged 17 at the time of the alleged offence.
As part of his bail conditions he must have no unsupervised contact with any person aged under 16 and have no direct or indirect contact with any of the complainants in the case.
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