A musician who spent decades as a member of the Rolling Stones has been diagnosed with cancer. USA Today reports that Bill Wyman, the band’s longtime bass player, has early-stage prostate cancer.
Wyman, 79, is receiving treatment and is expected to make a full recovery, the story reports, citing a rep for Wyman.
Wyman’s tenure with the Stones goes all the way back to the group’s earliest days in 1962. He was a mainstay of the band throughout its classic period before quitting the group in 1993. These days he tours with Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings.
Here’s a taste of the Rhythm Kings …