Billy Talbot, bassist with Neil Young & Crazy Horse, has suffered a mild stroke, according to a report on Rolling Stone. The story reports that Talbot will sit out the band's forthcoming European tour dates. "Talbot's doctors expect him to make a full recovery," the group said in a statement. "They have advised Talbot to sit this tour out and recover his strength." Talbot's place will be filled by Neil Young's longtime bassist Rick Rosas.

Billy Talbot, bassist with Neil Young & Crazy Horse, has suffered a mild stroke, according to a report on Rolling Stone.

The story reports that Talbot will sit out the band’s forthcoming European tour dates.

“Talbot’s doctors expect him to make a full recovery,” the group said in a statement. “They have advised Talbot to sit this tour out and recover his strength.”

Talbot’s place will be filled by Neil Young’s longtime bassist Rick Rosas.

Mahogany Blue’s Dorene Carter and YaDonna West will also join the tour, filling in for Talbot who also provided backing vocals.

The 70 year-old Talbot – who has not missed a single show with the group since their formation in 1968 – isn’t the first member of Crazy Horse to suffer health problems recently.

Last year, a batch of dates were cancelled because of an ongoing injury to guitarist Frank “Poncho” Sampedro’s hand.

The Europe tour dates for Neil Young and Crazy Horse are:

July 07, Laugardalshöllin, Reykjavík, Iceland

July 10, Live At The Marquee, Cork, Ireland

July 12, Hyde Park, London, England

July 13, Echo Arena, Liverpool, England

July 15, KüçükÇiftlik Park, Istanbul, Turkey

July 17, Yarkon Park, Tel-Aviv, Israel

July 20, Münsterplatz, Ulm, Germany

July 21, Collisioni Festival, Barolo, Italy

July 23, Wiener Stadthalle, Wien, Austria

July 25, Warsteiner Hockeypark, Mönchengladbach, Germany

July 26, Filmnächte am Elbufer, Dresden, Germany

July 28, Zollhafen – Nordmole, Mainz, Germany

July 30, København Forum, København, Denmark

August 1, Bergenhus Festning – Koengen, Bergen, Norway

August 3, Stockholm Music & Arts Festival – Stockholm, Sweden

August 5, Lokerse Feesten, Lokeren, Belgium

August 7, Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival, Monaco, France

August 8, Foire aux Vins de Colmar, Colmar, France

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