100 Days of Pride - T-Shirts / Jersey Tanks / Sleeveless T's | Multiple Sizes & Colors | Each shirt has a small bio and link to information about the person and how extraordinary their accomplishments were. Today is Ricky Helton Wilson, he was an American musician best known as the original guitarist and founding member of rock band the B-52's. Born in Athens, Georgia, Wilson was the brother of fellow member Cindy Wilson. The B-52's were founded in 1976, when Ricky, his sister Cindy, Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland and Fred Schneider shared a tropical flaming volcano drink at a Chinese restaurant and, after an impromptu music session at the home of their friend, Owen Scott III, played for the first time at a Valentine's Day party for friends. Wilson's unusual guitar tunings were a large contribution to the band's quirky sound.