While he's won a loyal following for his own music, singer/songwriter Bob Neuwirth is perhaps best known for his work with others; as a collaborator and confidante, Neuwirth has been associated with artists as gifted and diverse as Bob Dylan, John Cale, Patti Smith, T-Bone Burnett, Janis Joplin, Kris Kristofferson, and Peter Case.
Neuwirth's introduction to music came while he was studying painting at the Boston Museum School at the end of the 1950s. Neuwirth became part of the Boston academic environment just as the folk-blues revival was coming into swing, and Neuwirth became a friend and fan of such legendary bluesmen as Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt, Rev. Gary Davis, and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee. Neuwirth took up the guitar and began performing his own material on the coffeehouse circuit, first in Cambridge and ... Read Full Biography