Brian Connolly was lead singer for the British rock group “Sweet” who enjoyed moderate success during the mid to late seventies. Their first hit was the FM bubble-gumish “Little Willie” released in 1973, followed by “Ballroom Blitz” in 1975. “Fox on the run” also hit in 1976. They overhauled their sound and came out with the #8 world-wide smash “Love is Like Oxygen” in 1978. This was their musical peak and the group eventually fell from popularity. Brian was known to hang out with Keith Moon and the two did quite alot of partying together. After years of over indulgence in the “rock-n-roll lifestyle”. The liver gave out and after a series of heart attacks he passed away at the age of 52.