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.