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British Jamaican singer Errol Brown of the famous 1975 hit song “You Sexy Thing” has died

British Jamaican singer Errol Brown who was the frontman for the group Hot Chocolate has died at 71 from from liver cancer.  Brown was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but migrated to the United Kingdom when he was twelve years old. Hot Chocolate’s hits included “You Sexy Thing”, “Emma”, “So You Win Again” and “Brother Louie”.  The single “You Sexy Thing” was popular in the 1970’s and a remixed version reached No 6 in 1997.  Brown passed away at his home in the Bahamas.

 

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