dev stack:
English Español Русский
United Kingdom
1968 / Present


Nazareth is a Scottish hard rock band, founded in Dunfermline, Scotland, in 1968, that had several hits in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s, and established an international audience with their 1975 album Hair of the Dog. Perhaps their best-known hit single was a cover of the Felice and Boudleaux Bryant penned ballad, "Love Hurts, in 1975. The band continues to record and tour.

Nazareth was formed out of the ashes of the semi-professional Dunfermline 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...")

Read full Bio


Dan McCafferty
since 1968 till 2013 Lead vocal
Pete Agnew
since 1968 Unknown
Manny Charlton
since 1968 till 1990 Unknown
John Locke
Lee Agnew
Drum set

Fans of Nazareth (0)

No fans yet. Be first :)

ShoutBox for Nazareth

CTRL+ENTER = Send Comment