Bob Neuwirth

Singer, Musical Artist

1939 –

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Who is Bob Neuwirth?

Bob Neuwirth is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and visual artist. A mainstay of the early 1960s Cambridge, Massachusetts, folk scene, he subsequently became a friend and associate of Bob Dylan alongside whom he appears in D.A. Pennebaker's documentary Dont Look Back and Dylan's own self-referential romantic fantasy/tour film Renaldo and Clara. Neuwirth assembled the backing band for Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue. With Janis Joplin and poet Michael McClure, he co-wrote the song "Mercedes Benz". He also introduced Kris Kristofferson to Janis Joplin.

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Born
Jun 20, 1939
Akron
Also known as
  • Neuwirth, Bob
  • B. Neuwirth
  • Bobby Neuwirth
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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