Remy Maxwell

remy Remy Maxwell Born on the very day that Jimi Hendrix died, Remy Maxwell was destined for greatness. But mediocrity would have to do. Raised on a farm in South Louisiana by free-spirited freaks, Remy was inundated with music from day one.

Weaned on a healthy diet of Zeppelin, Elton John, The Beatles, Joni Mitchell (no, not Ween … they weren’t born yet) and the like wafting from the speakers in the trees, Joni and Elton were quickly replaced by Nugent and KISS, which provided an effortless transition to Van Halen, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Pantera, Alice in Chains, Janes Addiction and TOOL to name but a few.

Finally, the impressionable youth’s life calling was made apparent! Since that lucrative gig as an exterminator didn’t pan out, Remy spent his formative years playing in bands in New Orleans, Orlando, and Los Angeles. That never blew up into rock-star-size proportions, so a life behind the mic bouncin’ off the walls doin’ a show on the radio would have to suffice.

During a brief two-year interlude in L.A., he engineered records for such luminaries as Motörhead, Great White, Blind Melon, Irene Cara (FAME, baby!), Keith Sweat (pullin’ jailbait waaay before R.Kelly), and Gerardo. After stints at the ground-breaking KNAC and KLOS in Southern California, the allure of monster mosquitos in the summer and sub-zero ice fishing temperatures in the winter became too tough to ignore. Remy packed up his Harleys, DVD collection, and rolling wet bar and landed in Minneapolis, where he has reigned as rock radio’s premiere “Dirtbag Dujour” for almost a decade.

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JACK’s Inside Track: One Direction

Got yer trusty compass handy?

104.1 JACK-FM–10/24/2014

George Harrison Said to Be Seriously Ill

JACK’s Inside Track: John Lennon

Can I interest you in a guitar once owned by a Beatle?

104.1 JACK-FM–10/23/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: REM

I guess breakin’ up means NOTHING in the 21st Century…

104.1 JACK-FM–10/22/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: Joe Perry

Finally, the OTHER Toxic Twin gets his say!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/21/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: The Beatles

Got an extra 40K layin’ around and love The Beatles?

104.1 JACK-FM–10/20/2014

Courtesy Republic Records

JACK’s Inside Track: Pearl Jam

What’s yer favorite Pearl Jam JAM? Good chance they’ll play it this weekend…

104.1 JACK-FM–10/17/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: R&R HOF Nominations

I wonder if Trent Reznor and Billie Joe’ll bring the same controversy to the ceremony that Gene and Paul brought THIS year?!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/16/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: The Black Crowes

Who breaks up a band on the 25th Anniversary of their debut record?!?

104.1 JACK-FM–10/15/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: Katy Perry

I don’t know…is it me, or does Katy Perry seem not very “football-fan-friendly”?

104.1 JACK-FM–10/14/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: Trigger Hippy

Even better than the clever band name, the sound emanating from Trigger Hippy’ll make you forget about the loss of The Black Crowes!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/13/2014

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