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Rick Rosas, affectionately known as “Rick the Bass Player”, and longtime bassist for Neil Young has passed away at the age of 65. Rosas first teamed up with Young back in 1988, for his This Notes For You album, after meeting the singer-songwriter at Farm Aid the previous year. He went on to back Young on six albums and one EP between then and 2009, and also performed with Crosby Stills Nash and Young, a later edition of Buffalo Springfield, Jerry Lew Lewis, Ron Wood, and more over the years. Most recently, Rosas filled in for Crazy Horse bassist Billy Talbot, after he suffered a stroke last summer. As of now, Rosas cause of death has not been reported.