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Jay Jay French

Jay Jay French

Real/full name:
John French Segall
Age:
65 (born Jul 20th, 1952)
Place of origin:
United States (New York City)
Gender:
Male

Biography

French is an American guitarist, manager and producer, raised in Manhattan. Starting as a bassist in the mid '60s, he switched to guitars in 1967 and at the George Washington High School he eventually met Eddie Ojeda, with whom he founded Twisted Sister.

Trivia

In the '80s, French started a management (French Management Enterprises) and a production company (Rebellion Music), taking also the duties of Twisted Sister manager. Among the others, he is also the manager of the American alternative rock/metal band Sevendust.

In 2010 French created the Pinkburst Project, after his daughter Samantha was diagnosed with a rare eye disease.

Lost 6

Bass (1965-1966)

The Bats

Bass (1966-1967)

The Prophets

Bass (1967)

Twisted Sister

Guitars (1972-1988, 1997-1998, 2001, 2003-2016), Vocals (1975-1976)

1979 Demo (Demo) Guitars
1979 I'll Never Grow Up, Now! (Single) Guitars
1980 Bad Boys (of Rock n' Roll) (Single) Guitars
1982 Ruff Cutts (EP) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1982 Under the Blade Guitars
1983 I Am (I'm Me) (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 The Kids Are Back (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 Stay Hungry (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 Laura Branigan / Twisted Sister (Split) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 We're Not Gonna Take It (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 Stay Hungry Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 I Wanna Rock (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 I Wanna Rock (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 The Price (Single) Guitars
1985 Leader of the Pack (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 Be Chrool to Your Scuel (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Shoot 'Em Down (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1985 You Want What We Got (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 King of Fools (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Come Out and Play (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin / Twisted Sister (Split) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 Come Out and Play Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1986 Love is for Suckers Demos (Demo) Guitars
1987 Love is For Suckers (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1987 Hot Love (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (backing)
1987 Madonna / Twisted Sister (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1987 Love is for Suckers Vocals (backing), Guitars,
1991 II Grande Rock (Split) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1992 I Am (I'm Me) (EP) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1992 Big Hits and Nasty Cuts: The Best of Twisted Sister (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1994 Live at Hammersmith (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1999 We're Not Gonna Take It! (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1999 Club Daze Volume I - The Studio Sessions (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2001 Sin City (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2001 Twisted Forever-A Tribute To Twisted Sister (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2001 We're Not Gonna Take It and Other Hits (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2002 Club Daze Volume II - Live in the Bars (Compilation) Vocals (lead - track 7), Guitars
2002 The Essentials (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2004 Armoury Classics: You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll - Come Out And Play - Love is For Suckers (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2004 Still Hungry Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2005 I Wanna Rock - The Ultimate Twisted Sister Collection (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars
2005 Live at Wacken - The Reunion (Live album) Guitars
2005 Still Hungry - Live at Wacken Open Air (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2005 Best of Twisted Sister (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars
2006 A Twisted Christmas Vocals (backing), Guitars
2007 The Video Years (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2007 A Twisted Christmas Live - A December to Remember (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2008 Live at the Astoria (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2008 Live at Bang Your Head!!! (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2011 Double Live: North Stage '82 / New York Steel '01 (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2011 Live at the Marquee Club (Live album) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2012 A Twisted Xmas - Live in Las Vegas (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2015 We Are Twisted F*cking Sister! (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2016 The Best of the Atlantic Years (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2016 Limited Edition 4 Vinyl Set (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
2016 Rock 'n' Roll Saviors - The Early Years (Live album) Guitars
2016 Metal Meltdown - Live From the Hard Rock Casino Las Vegas (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
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Girlschool

As J.J. French:

2008 Legacy Guitars (lead) (track 10)

Lordi

2006 The Arockalypse Guitars (track 9)

Thor

2015 Metal Avenger Guitars (lead) (track 6)

Twisted Sister

1992 Big Hits and Nasty Cuts: The Best of Twisted Sister (Compilation) Liner notes, Producer
1994 Live at Hammersmith (Live album) Executive producer
1999 Club Daze Volume I - The Studio Sessions (Compilation) Producer (as "J.J. French")
2001 Sin City (Single) Executive producer
2001 Twisted Forever-A Tribute To Twisted Sister (Split) Executive producer
2002 Club Daze Volume II - Live in the Bars (Compilation) Producer
2004 Still Hungry Executive producer (tracks 1-9, 12-15)
2006 A Twisted Christmas Executive producer
2007 The Video Years (Video) Executive producer
2007 A Twisted Christmas Live - A December to Remember (Video) Photography, Executive producer
2009 Stay Hungry Executive producer
2011 Club Daze Volume I - The Studio Sessions (Compilation) Liner notes
2011 Club Daze Volume I - The Studio Sessions (Compilation) Liner notes
2011 Double Live: North Stage '82 / New York Steel '01 (Video) Executive producer
2012 Club Daze Volume II - Live in the Bars (Compilation) Liner notes
2012 A Twisted Xmas - Live in Las Vegas (Video) Executive producer
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