In Memoriam: Manuel Charlton (1941 – 2022)

Manuel Charlton (July 25, 1941 – July 5, 2022) was a founding member of the Scottish hard rock band Nazareth and was their lead guitarist from 1968 to 1990, has died at the age of 80. Born in Andalusia, Spain in 1941, Charlton moved with his family to Dunfermline, Scotland as a young child. It was there that in 1968, he would co-found the band Nazareth with vocalist Dan McCafferty, bassist Pete Agnew and drummer Darrell Sweet.