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'You Sexy Thing' singer-songwriter Errol Brown dies at 71
'You Sexy Thing' singer-songwriter Errol Brown dies at 71

Errol Brown, the lead singer and songwriter of the band Hot Chocolate, has died in the Bahamas, his manager said Wednesday. He was 71. Manager Phil Dale said the singer, best known for hits "You Sexy Thing," "It Started With a Kiss" and “Brother Louie,” died Wednesday of liver cancer. Brown was “an intriguing singer who alternates between suggestive come-on (‘You Sexy Thing’) and socioreligious pep talks (‘Every 1’s a Winner’),” Los Angeles Times pop critic Robert Hilburn said in 1983. Brown’s death came as a surprise, Dale said. He “had been poorly over the past few months but he never discussed...

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