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A veteran of over thirty years of professional music trenches, Max Carl has recorded with Elton John, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, Don Henley, Glenn Frey and many others.  His songs have been recorded by Bette Midler, Joe Cocker, Garth Brooks and Aaron Neville.

As lead singer he fronted "Jack Mack and the Heart Attack" and joined the Atlanta based band .38 Special in 1987.   Max helped propel the band to a pair of number one hit singles: "Second Chance", which was 1987’s Billboard Adult Contemporary Song of the Year, and its follow-up, the number one AOR hit, "The Sound of your Voice."

During a twelve-year stint in the south he received a grant from the NEA for a collaboration with the Tennessee Dance Theater on a piece written around the Blues/Folk tradition known as Mississippi Fife and Drum.

To Quote Rusty Russell of Nashville’s Music Row Magazine "He is absolutely, without question, among the top handful of Blue-Eyed Soul Singers ever".


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