Bob Diven: 'Now' Comic singer-songwriter Bob Diven writes light-hearted songs that he performs with his acoustic guitar. The featured track, "Now" from his latest CD, Bob Diven/ Play With Yourself, Live at the Black Box, considers a prescription for getting over his ex.
NPR logo

Bob Diven: 'Now'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6124923/6125567" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Bob Diven: 'Now'

Bob Diven: 'Now'

Bob Diven: 'Now'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6124923/6125567" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Comic singer-songwriter Bob Diven hide caption

toggle caption

Comic singer-songwriter Bob Diven

Bob Diven hide caption

toggle caption

Bob Diven

Bob Diven's self portrait hide caption

toggle caption

Bob Diven's self portrait

Web Resources

A singer-songwriter with a comic twist, Bob Diven writes songs that take a lighter look at relationships, the nature of men and women, his father and ridiculous signs. "Now," off his live album , Bob Diven/ Play With Yourself, Live at the Black Box, describes the feelings of a man who has a prescription to help get over his ex-girlfriend.

Originally from Illinois, he is now living in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The youngest of five, Diven picked up guitar from his older brother, Jack, learning Peter, Paul and Mary, then John Denver, Cat Stevens, John Stewart, Tom Leher. He has been in the Coast Gaurd, trained as a visual artist and does commercial art, painting and sculpture.

A professional designer, illustrator and art director for 25 years, Diven is concentrating on his work in theater and live performance. His musical, EXTINCTION: A Love Story is being prepared for produciton in the Summer of 2007.