Neil Young & Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke
Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s Billy Talbot suffered a mild stroke, according to a press release. The bassist is expected to make a full recovery but will sit out the band’s upcoming European tour that kicks off July 7 in Iceland.
Replacing Talbot will be Rick Rosas, who has collaborated with Young in the past in Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Also joining the Crazy Horse lineup this year will be backing vocalists Dorene Carter and YaDonna West, best known for their work in Mahogany Blue.