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Robert "Bob" Greenfield (born 1946) is an American author, journalist and screenwriter.
Total Books: 42
Greenfield began his career as a sports writer. He has published book reviews in New West magazine and The New York Times Sunday Book Review.
From 1970 to 1972 Greenfield was employed as an Associate editor with Rolling Stone magazine's London bureau. During this time he interviewed musicians including Jack Bruce, John Cale, Neil Young, Elton John, Nico, the Rolling Stones, Jackie Lomax, Leon Russell, Stone the Crows and personalities such as Woody Allen and Germaine Greer. An ad verbatim reproduction of his interview with Keith Richards conducted in the south of France (Villa Nellcôte, Villefranche-sur-Mer, summer 1971) was included 30 years later in the book "Exile" (Dominique Tarlé's book of photographs, Genesis Publications 2001).Greenfield also served as a popular music critic for Boston After Dark.
He worked as a freelance journalist for Eye and Cavalier magazine. Magazines like Esquire, Playboy, and GQ magazines have published some of his short fiction.
The lion's share of his books are dealing with pop culture but he has also published two novels. His first novel was called "Haymon’s Crowd" (1978).In 1983 Greenfield wrote "Temple" a semi-autobiographical book and play about a young man, who is the grandson of a holocaust survivor and is obsessed with soul music.
In May 2000 a one-man play called "Bill Graham Presents", written by Greenfield ran at the Canon Theatre in Los Angeles. It was based on the biography Greenfield co-wrote years earlier about the famous rock promoter. In the play Bill Graham is portrayed by Ron Silver.
In the book "Timothy Leary - A Biography", Greenfield describes the life of the controversial Harvard professor and counterculture icon.
Robert Greenfield lives in Carmel, California.