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The act had at least one hit every year from toand their song " You Sexy Thing " made the Top 10 in three decades. Formed inthe band initially consisted of vocalist Errol Brown, guitarist Franklyn De Allie, drummer Jim King shortly thereafter replaced by the unrelated Ian Kingpercussionist Patrick Olive, and bassist Tony Wilson;  with keyboardist Larry Ferguson joining the band in the following year.
By the band's line-up had changed again to include Harvey Hinsley and Tony Connor who was also a member of Audience at the time replacing De Allie and King respectively. Hot Chocolate started their recording career making a reggae version of John Lennon 's " Give Peace a Chance ", but frontman Errol Brown was told he needed permission. He was contacted by Apple Recordsdiscovered that Lennon liked his version, and the group was subsequently signed to Apple Records.
All those releases were on the Rak record label, owned by Most. Gradually the band started to become UK Singles Chart regulars. One of the hits from this period, " Brother Louie ", featured a guest spoken vocal from Alexis Korner. It was in the disco era of the mids that Hot Chocolate became a big success. A combination of high production standards, the growing confidence of the main songwriting team of Wilson and Brown, and tight vocal harmonies enabled them to secure further big hits such as "You Sexy Thing" and " Every 1's a Winner ", which were also US hits, peaking at No.
After Wilson's departure for a solo career, that included a album I Like Your StyleBrown assumed all songwriting duties. Wilson was initially replaced by Brian Satterwhite; before Satterwhite departed the band and Olive switched to bass as his primary instrument. It was one of the few of their recordings that was not written, at least partly, by Brown.
The band became the only group, and one of just three acts, that had a hit in every year of the s in the UK charts the other two being Elvis Presley and Diana Ross. The band continued well into the s, and clocked up another big hit record: " It Started with a Kiss ", inwhich reached Number 5 in the UK. In all, the group charted 25 UK Top 40 hit singles. Errol Brown and Larry Ferguson departed the band in ; ultimately leading the group to disband.
Brown then began a solo career. Hot Chocolate had a hit in in Germany. In the band reformed with new vocalist Greg Bannis and keyboardists Steve Ansell, Andy Smith, Willy Dowling, and Steve Matthews the latter two of which departed the band inand manager and agent Ric Martin took control over the band's bookings and live appearances. On 6 Mayoriginal frontman and principal songwriter Errol Brown Palolo - And* - The Islanders (20) from liver cancer.
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