Legendary Drummer Hector ‘Bunny’ Williams Dead At 79

Irina Mossi “Just for One Night“

Legendary Drummer Bunny Williams is dead.
The acclaimed reggae and rock steady drummer passed away last week Thursday (November 17, 2016) at the age of 79.

His daughter Keisha Marie Williams, Bunny, whose real name is Hector
Williams, was admitted at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay
for around two weeks where he was receiving kidney treatment.

Williams rose to fame in the late 1960s starting out as a protege of
Skatalites drummer Lloyd Knibb. He then made his name for himself
working with the likes of Alton Ellis on his classic single “Girl I’ve
Got A Date” and with Dawn Penn on “No No No.”

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Williams was honored
back in July by the Tribute To The Greats organization for his
contribution to Jamaican music. His death is the latest among a list of
Jamaican music icons to pass away over recent months.

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