Crazy Horse Bassist Billy Talbot Suffers Stroke

Billy Talbot, the bassist for Neil Young & Crazy Horse since the group formed in 1967, has suffered a stroke according to a press release. Talbot (above, center) is expected to make a full recovery, but his doctors have advised him to sit out the band’s upcoming tour dates in Europe and the Middle East, so Young’s former CSNY/Buffalo Springfield bandmate Rick Rosas will handle bass duties this time around. Here are the dates:

7/7 Reykjavik, Iceland @ Laugardsholl
7/10 Cork, Ireland @ Marquee
7/12 London, England @ British Summer Time
7/13 Liverpool, England @ Liverpool Echo Arena
7/15 Istanbul, Turkey @ Kucokcitifix Park
7/17 Tel Aviv, Israel @ Hayarkon Park
7/20 Ulm, Germany @ Munsterplatz
7/21 Barolo, Italy @ Open Air Barolo
7/23 Vienna, Austria @ Stadthalle
7/25 Munchengladbach, Germany @ Hockey Park
7/26 Dresden, Germany @ Elbufer
7/28 Mainz, Germany @ Norde Mole Open Air
7/30 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Forum
8/1 Bergen, Norway @ Bergen Festival
8/3 Stockholm, Sweden @ Music and Arts Festival
8/5 Lokeren, Belgium @ Lockeren Festival
8/7 Monte Carlo, Monaco @ Sporting Club
8/8 Alsace, France @ Festival de la Foire aux Vins

[Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images.]