From a base in the Christmas music | Last.fm of England Paul Walden promoted virtually all of the major touring acts in the seventies, from Supertramp to Arthur Brown, David Bowie and The Who. In 1976 he expanded into Artist Management and Agency with various solo artistes and groups taken on board including Voyager, Leo Sayer, Springwater and Paul Nicholas.
The establishment of a successful music publishing company followed and in 1982 he set up Flying Music and Flying Records. In his native Scotland Derek Nicol promoted almost all of the major touring acts to visit Scotland during the Sixties, such names as The Searchers, The Troggs, The Kinks, Otis Redding, Deep Purple, The Who, Elton John, Marc Bolan and Fleetwood Mac. In 1971 he moved to London where he set up Mountain Management and managed Nazareth and the Sensational Alex Harvey Band throughout the seventies. During this time he also established Mountain Records and Mountain Publishing. Entertaining the nation for 30 years, Flying Music have produced numerous nationwide tours and have presented a wide variety of artists including Stevie Wonder, Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Little Richard, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dionne Warwick, Glen Campbell, The Four Tops and many, many more.