MANNY CHARLTON'S name is synonymous with Scottish rockers NAZARETH as he played a huge part in their worldwide success. His bluesy style of playing as part of the band as well as his being the bands producer for many years. He produced the bands platinum album "Hair Of The Dog" selling over 2 million copies. Since leaving the band he has released a number of solo albums and "Sharp" was released in 2004 and "Sharp Re-loaded" in 2005 now released by Angel Air as a 2CD set with bonus tracks. Now living in the USA Manny is active on the live circuit there.
Charlton Comics was an American comic book publishing company that existed from 1946 to 1985, having begun under a different name (T.W.O. Charles Company) in 1944. It was based in Derby, Connecticut. The comic-book line was a division of Charlton Publications, which published magazines (most notably song-lyric magazines), puzzle books and, briefly, books (under the Monarch and Gold Star imprints). It had its own distribution company (Capital Distribution).
Nazareth are a Scottish rock band that had several hard rock hits in the mid 1970s, including the Felice and Boudleaux Bryant penned ballad, "Love Hurts." Nazareth was formed in December 1968 in Dunfermline, Scotland, out of the ashes of semi-professional local group The Shadettes (formed in 1961) by vocalist Dan McCafferty, guitarist Manny Charlton (ex Mark V and The Red Hawks), bassist Pete Agnew, and drummer Darrell Sweet. They took their name from the first line of The Band's classic song "The Weight" ("I pulled into Nazareth / Was feelin' about half past dead…") Snakes 'N' Ladders is a 1989 album by hard rock band Nazareth. It was released on Vertigo Records.