Crazy Horse's Billy Talbot Suffers Mild Stroke, Expects Full Recovery
Billy Talbot & Neil Young
Melbourne, AUS Concert Reviews of Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Mar 13, 2013
via Michael S.J. | Photos of Rusties
Official Press release from Warner Bros. Records Publicity:
NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE BASSIST BILLY TALBOT SUFFERS MILD STROKE; EXPECTED TO MAKE FULL RECOVERY
YOUNG'S LONG-TIME BASSIST, RICK ROSAS TO STAND IN FOR TALBOT ON UPCOMING EUROPEAN CRAZY HORSE TOUR
June 30th, 2014 - (Burbank, CA.) - Neil Young & Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot has suffered a mild stroke and will not be able to join Crazy Horse on their upcoming European tour. Though Talbot's doctors expect him to make a full recovery, they have advised Talbot to sit this tour out and recover his strength.
Crazy Horse will be joined on tour by Rick Rosas, who has played with Young extensively throughout the years, including in Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
The Crazy Horse line-up will also be enhanced by backing vocalists, Dorene Carter and YaDonna West, best known for their memorable work with their own group Mahogany Blue.
Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Rick Rosas and Richie Furay
Fox Theater, Oakland, California, June 2, 2011
Photo by and courtesy of Suzi Roks Photography (all other rights reserved)
Neil Young and Crazy Horse kick off their 2014 concert tour of Europe on July 7!
photos via Bernie B. Shakey | Facebook
All the best Billy & get well soon. We'll miss you this summer and know you'll be riding the Horse in spirit! Long may you run.