Motown legend Hamilton Bohannon dies aged 78

Motown legend Hamilton Bohannon dies aged 78

Drummer Hamilton Bohannon has died aged 78. His death has been reported by Newnan Times-Herald in his Georgia hometown.

There is currently no confirmed cause of death.

Bohannon became a drummer for Stevie Wonder after being seen on tour with Jimi Hendrix and Gorgeous George.

He then found work as a prominent bandleader for Motown acts including Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, The Supremes and The Four Tops.