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: Jackson Browne & Sublime w/Rome

Blow that proctologist appointment off tonite, I’ve gotta better plan!

104.1 JACK-FM–11/10/2015

(Anton Corbijn for Parlophone/Atlantic Records)

JACK’s Inside Track: Coldplay

Seven IS a magic number, ya know…

104.1 JACK-FM–11/09/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: Rick Springfield

Contrary to popular belief, Rick Springfield ISN’T the “Ricki” in “Ricki and the Flash”…

104.1 JACK-FM–11/06/2015

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JACK’s Inside Track: Def Leppard

Phil Collen wrote a book!

104.1 JACK-FM–11/05/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: David Bowie

The Thin White Duke, Ziggy Stardust, The Man Who Fell to Earth…

104.1 JACK-FM–11/04/2015

(Photo: David Gahr)

JACK’s Inside Track: Bruce Springsteen

The Boss has an early Christmas present for ya…

104.1 JACK-FM–11/03/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: The Scorpions

Good thing the Scorps didn’t sign the “Cessation of Touring” document that the Crue did…

104.1 JACK-FM–11/02/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: Alice Cooper

Whatta ya think, I’d do an Inside Track on Taylor Swift on Halloween Weekend?!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/30/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: Chrissie Hynde

Like to play dress-up? Then you could be a Pretender too!

104.1 JACK-FM–10/29/2015


JACK’s Inside Track: Adele

She just set a record for havin’ the MOST downloads of “Hello” on Vevo…

104.1 JACK-FM–10/28/2015



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