Just as Neil Young and
The tour will go on, however, with another seasoned Young associate, bassist Rick Rosas, who will step in for the 70 year old Talbot.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier edition of this post misspelled the surname of bassist Rick Rosas as Rojas.
A statement issued Monday by Young's label Warner Bros. Records said that Talbot's doctors expect him to make a full recovery, but they have advised him "to sit out this tour and recover strength."
Rosas has played with Young in a variety of settings, including the short-lived Buffalo Springfield reunion shows a few years ago and with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
Young's tour with Crazy Horse tour is scheduled to open July 7 in Reykjavik, Iceland, and run through Aug. 8 in Alsace, France. Lately he's done a series of solo acoustic shows and, most recently, toured with Crazy Horse last summer.