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: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Anthony says this upcoming new record was “difficult” to make…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/13/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Steven Tyler

Perfect name for his first solo tour…Out On A Limb!

104.1 JACK-FM–05/12/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Bad Company

I JUST found out that The Winery Dogs are opening this show…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/11/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Desert Trip

Affectionately being referred to as “OLDchella”, Desert Trip’s gonna bring out the Baby Boomers in the Hipster Haven known as the Empire Polo Field this fall…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/10/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Kurt Cobain Auction

I think I’ll bid $28.59…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/09/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Kenny Rogers

Do YOU know when to walk away, as opposed to running?

104.1 JACK-FM–05/06/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Blink-182

Guess Blink’s settin’ themselves up for the inevitable REUNION tour a few years from now…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/05/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Paul McCartney

Time for a Beatles fix, ain’t it?

104.1 JACK-FM–05/04/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: Garbage

This summer’s shapin’ up to be a quite the concert season!

104.1 JACK-FM–05/03/2016

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JACK’s Inside Track: ZZ Top

I think Dusty Hill needs a BubbleBoy outfit to travel in…

104.1 JACK-FM–05/02/2016

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