Broken Down Angel

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"Broken Down Angel"
Single by Nazareth
from the album Razamanaz
B-side"Witchdoctor Women"
ReleasedApril 1973
Format7-inch single
Songwriter(s)McCafferty, Sweet, Agnew, Charlton
Producer(s)Roger Glover
Nazareth singles chronology
"Broken Down Angel"
"Bad Bad Boy"

"Broken Down Angel" is a song and single by Scottish rock group, Nazareth. It was first released in 1973.[1]


The song features Dan McCafferty on lead vocals, Darrell Sweet on percussion, Pete Agnew on bass guitar and Manny Charlton on electric guitar. Collectively they wrote the track. It was taken from their 1973 album Razamanaz, and proved to be popular on their tours undertaken in 1973.[2] The same year it was featured on a live album, BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert.


The song was the first of eleven of Nazareth's singles to appear in the UK Singles Chart. It reached 9 in 1973, staying on the chart for 11 weeks.[3]


  1. ^ "Broken Down Angel". Discogs. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Billboard". Billboard. August 1973.
  3. ^ "Nazareth". Retrieved 28 May 2014.

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