Errol Brown

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Errol Brown
Errol Brown in 1998
Errol Brown in 1998
Background information
Birth nameLester Errol Brown
Born12 November 1943
Kingston, Jamaica
Died6 May 2015 (aged 71)
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1969–2015
LabelsApple, RAK Records, Emi Records, WEA

Lester Errol Brown MBE (12 November 1943[1][2] – 6 May 2015) was a British-Jamaican singer and songwriter. He was best known as the frontman of soul band Hot Chocolate. Hot Chocolate's hits included "You Sexy Thing", "Emma", "So You Win Again" and "Brother Louie". Brown was born in Kingston, Jamaica.

Brown died of liver cancer at his home in the Bahamas on 6 May 2015, aged 71.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Betts, Graham (2006). Complete UK hit singles 1952–2006. London: Collins. p. 119. ISBN 9780007200771.
  2. Larkin, Colin, ed. (2011). The encyclopedia of popular music (5th concise ed.). London: Omnibus Press. p. 162. ISBN 9780857125958.
  3. "Hot Chocolate singer Errol Brown dies". BBC News. Retrieved 6 May 2015.

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