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Jay Jay French

Jay Jay French

Real/full name:
John French Segall
Age:
67 (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.

Twisted Sister

Guitars (1972-1988, 1997-1998, 2001, 2003-2016, 2019-present), 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) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1982 Under the Blade Guitars
1983 I Am (I'm Me) (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1983 The Kids Are Back (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1983 You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1983 You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 Stay Hungry (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 Laura Branigan / Twisted Sister (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 We're Not Gonna Take It (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1984 Stay Hungry Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 I Wanna Rock (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 I Wanna Rock (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1984 The Price (Single) Guitars
1985 King of Fools (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Leader of the Pack (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Shoot 'Em Down (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1985 Be Chrool to Your Scuel (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 You Want What We Got (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 Come Out and Play (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Hard Rock (Split) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1985 Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin / Twisted Sister (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1985 Come Out and Play Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1986 Love is for Suckers Demos (Demo) Guitars
1987 Hot Love (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (backing)
1987 Love is For Suckers (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1987 Madonna / Twisted Sister (Split) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1987 Love Is for Suckers Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1991 Il grande rock (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1992 I Am (I'm Me) (EP) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1992 Big Hits and Nasty Cuts: The Best of Twisted Sister (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1994 Live at Hammersmith (Live album) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1999 We're Not Gonna Take It! (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1999 Club Daze Volume I - The Studio Sessions (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2001 Sin City (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2001 Twisted Forever-A Tribute To Twisted Sister (Split) Guitars, Vocals
2001 We're Not Gonna Take It and Other Hits (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2002 Club Daze Volume II - Live in the Bars (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (lead - track 7)
2002 The Essentials (Compilation) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2004 Still Hungry Vocals (backing), Guitars
2005 I Wanna Rock - The Ultimate Twisted Sister Collection (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals
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 Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2007 The Video Years (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2007 A Twisted Christmas Live - A December to Remember (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2008 Live at the Astoria (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2008 Live at Bang Your Head!!! (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2011 Double Live: North Stage '82 / New York Steel '01 (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2011 Live at the Marquee Club (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2012 A Twisted Xmas - Live in Las Vegas (Video) Vocals (backing), Guitars
2014 Armoury Classics: You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll - Come Out And Play - Love is For Suckers (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars
2015 We Are Twisted F*cking Sister! (Video) Vocals, Guitars
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
(show all)

Lost 6

Bass (1965-1966)

The Bats

Bass (1966-1967)

The Prophets

Bass (1967)

Girlschool

As J.J. French:

2008 Legacy Guitars (lead) (track 10)

Lordi

2006 The Arockalypse Guitars (track 9)

Thor

As JJ French:

2015 Metal Avenger Guitar solo (track 6)

Twisted Sister

1992 Big Hits and Nasty Cuts: The Best of Twisted Sister (Compilation) Producer, Liner notes
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) Executive producer, Photography
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
(show all)
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