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: New Edition

New Edition, old story: Bobby Brown is MIA!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/21/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Axl & AC/DC

Too bad we’re not gettin’ any of these tour dates, cuz THIS would be sumthin’ to SEE!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/20/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Cheap Trick

At first we got JACKED havin’ them not included on the Heart/Joan Jett tour that they’re part of, as though it were a cheap trick!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/19/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Gwen Stefani

Think Gwen’ll invite Blake out for a rousing rendition of “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy”?

104.1 JACK-FM–04/18/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Weezer

So, hang on–they’re callin’ their new record, “The White Album”?!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/15/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Pat Benatar

I still think of Fast Times at Ridgemont High everytime I see Pat…

104.1 JACK-FM–04/14/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Aerosmith

Has ‘Smith really run it’s course?!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/13/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Peter Frampton

Exactly 40 years since Frampton Comes Alive set album sales records, and we’ll be seein’ him in a few months…

104.1 JACK-FM–04/12/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: KISS

Okay, we got dissed, but we’re almost smack dab in the middle of TWO KISS gigs!

104.1 JACK-FM–04/11/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Guns n’ Roses

I’m still bummin’ that Izzy and Adler aren’t involved in this “reunion”…

104.1 JACK-FM–04/08/2016

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