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B-52′s Guitarist Ricky Wilson Dies Of Cancer

October 15, 1985

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) _ Ricky Wilson, guitarist of the rock group B-52′s, has died of cancer at age 32.

Wilson, who died Satarner Brothers Records, for which it had five releases. The re-released song later became a national dance club favorite.

The group’s first album, ″The B-52′s,″ sold well after its 1979 release, and the band received critical acclaim in major music publications.

Memorial services were scheduled for Thursday.

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