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A veteran of over thirty years in professional music trenches, Max Carl has sung on recordings with Sir Elton John, Dusty Springfield, Bonnie Raitt, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Timothy B. Schmitt, Jennifer Warnes, and Rodney Crowell.  His songs have been recorded by Huey Lewis, Bette Midler, Aaron Neville, Joe Cocker, Tower Of Power, Jack Mack & The Heart Attack, and .38 Special.

Max's songs have been used on TV shows from the 80’s series “Miami Vice” to 2005 and the Speed Channel Series “PINKS.” In addition, Max's songs in movies include Steve Martin’s “The Lonely Guy”, John Hughes’ “Weird Science” and Hugh Wilson’s “Police Academy.”

Recent recogition of his talent includes:

2000 - inducted as a Solo Artist into the Nebraska Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
2012 - inducted as a Solo Artist into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame
2012 - inducted with .38 Special into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

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".