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: Blink-182

Whattaya get when you cross a member of Alkaline Trio with Travis Barker and Mark Hoppus?

104.1 JACK-FM–01/28/2015

NEW REMY

JACK’s Inside Track: Def Leppard

Finally, we don’t have to go to a casino for a one-armed bandit!

104.1 JACK-FM–01/27/2015

(Credit: Mike Lawrie / Getty Images)

JACK’s Inside Track: Scott Weiland

It doesn’t seem like Scott really knows what he wants to do…

104.1 JACK-FM–01/26/2015

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JACK’s Inside Track: Bonnaroo 2015

Billy Joel is the furthest thing from a hippie OR a hick…

104.1 JACK-FM–01/23/2015

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JACK’s Inside Track: NKOTB

Ya think Jenny McCarthy’ll come out onstage with New Kids and pick her nose or make a funny face?

104.1 JACK-FM–01/22/2015

Elton John (Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty Music)

JACK’s Inside Track: Jazz Fest 2015

The Big Easy’s ALWAYS a good time, but factor in two weekends of great music, killer food, and copious amounts of alcohol and you’ve gotta recipe for FUN!

104.1 JACK-FM–01/21/2015

NEW REMY

JACK’s Inside Track: Katy & Kravitz

Sounds like a new E! reality show, duzn’t it?

104.1 JACK-FM–01/20/2015

John McVie, Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie, Mick Fleetwood and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac (Jon Levy/AFP/Getty)

JACK’s Inside Track: Fleetwood Mac

Ok, we get it–Christine McVie’s BACK in the band…

104.1 JACK-FM–01/16/2015

NEW REMY

JACK’s Inside Track: Billy Idol

When Billy’s not dancing with himself or emitting a rebel yell, he’s checkin’ his hair in the mirror…

104.1 JACK-FM–01/15/2015

(Pamela Littky for Island Records)

JACK’s Inside Track: Fall Out Boy

Is FOB the comeback story of the year?!?

104.1 JACK-FM–01/14/2015

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