Interview with Cindy Wilson, August 9, 2018

Collection: Athens Music Project Oral History Collection

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Description

Cindy Wilson was born and raised in Athens. She was a founding member of the B-52s along with her brother, Ricky Wilson. In the band, Wilson was a vocalist, songwriter, and percussionist. During the interview, Wilson talks about her brother, discussing his involvement in the New York gay scene and his death from AIDs. She describes the evolution of the B-52s to international fame, and she talks about raising a family while touring.

Date

2018-08-09

Identifier

RBRL379AMP-088

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Location

Athens, Georgia

Duration

96 minutes



Citation

Cindy Wilson and Grace Elizabeth Hale, “Interview with Cindy Wilson, August 9, 2018,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 4, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL379AMP/RBRL379AMP-088.