Rick Rosas, a longtime studio musician who in recent years played bass guitar with Neil Young as well as a reunited Buffalo Springfield, died Thursday in Los Angeles of complications from lung disease. He was 65.
A spokeswoman for Lookout Management, which represents Young, confirmed Rosas' death.
A Los Angeles native born Sept. 10, 1949, Rosas got his start with Mark Guerrero's East L.A. bands Mark and the Escorts, and Tango. Rosas went on to play bass guitar with Joe Walsh for a number of years.
Rosas had joined Young for recording sessions and tours since the late 1980s. He performed with Young's band at the Nashville concerts that director Jonathan Demme filmed for...