Neil Young and Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot suffers mild stroke

By on June 30, 2014
Billy Talbot

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.


Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s upcoming tour dates are as follows:


07/07   Reykjavik                      Laugardsholl

07/10   Cork                             Marquee

07/12   London                         British Summer Time

07/13   Liverpool                       Liverpool Echo Arena

07/15   Turkey                          Kucokcitifix Park

07/17   Tel Aviv                        Hayarkon Park

07/20   Ulm                              Munsterplatz

07/21   Barolo                          Open Air Barolo

07/23   Vienna                         Stadthalle

07/25   Munchengladbach         Hockey Park

07/26   Dresden                       Elbufer

07/28   Mainz                          Norde Mole Open Air

07/30   Copenhagen                 Forum

08/01   Bergen                         Bergen Festival

08/03   Stockholm                    Music and Arts Festival

08/05   Lockeren                      Lockeren Festival

08/07   Monte Carlo                 Sporting Club

08/08   Alsace                         Festival de la Foire aux Vins


Author: DaveHHM

Dave Luttrull: Owner/Editor in Chief of Hellhound Music. Star Wars nerd, Gamer, Destiny homer, blogger, writer and lover of all things music.