The singer; Errol Brown was most famous for his hits in the 70's and 80's with his band Hot Chocolate who went on to have more than 20 top 40 hits.One of the biggest being, 'You Sexy Thing' which reached the top 10 in the 1970's and charted again in the UK when it was featured in The Full Monty in 1997. Hot Chocolate released their first single Love is Life in 1970 and the song went to number six in the charts.
After the sad news announced by Errol's Manager, who has said he was a "wonderful gentleman", we can confirm Hot Chocolate will still be performing here at Franklin's Gardens on Monday, May 25 for Party At The Gardens.
We invite you to join us in paying your own tributes to the MBE, Errol Brown, on the next May Bank Holiday.
To purchase your tickets please visit www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/buytickets
Many muscians and fans have been paying tribute to Brown via social media.
Singer Beverley Knight said: "I am so gutted. Errol Brown was such a charismatic performer."
Chic frontman Nile Rodgers said: "We had some good times back in the day. #ErrolBrown RIP."
Head over to our Franklin's Gardens Twitter page CLICK HERE to leave your tribute and we will retweet as many as possible.