Jay Jay French

Founding Member, Twisted Sister

Jay Jay French appears in the following:

Your City, Your New York: Your Favorite Places

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Jeryl Brunner, entertainment journalist and author of My City, My New York: Famous New Yorkers Share Their Favorite Places, takes your calls about your favorite New York City spots and talks about what celebrities said when she asked them about the NYC locations dear to them. Jay Jay French, founding member and one of the guitarists of the band Twisted Sister, and Will Shortz, editor of the New York Times crossword puzzle, chime in with their favorite places.

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Remixing the Holidays: Twisted Sister, 'Twisted Christmas'

Friday, December 25, 2009

If you love guitar solos with your eggnog and mistletoe, then you're probably familiar with Twisted Sister's holiday album "Twisted Christmas." Dee Snider and Jay Jay French – lead singer and founding member of Twisted Sister – tell us about how this album came to be. They also share with us some of their favorite Christmas songs (full lists below). It's all for the final day of our week-long music series, "Remixing the Holidays."


  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (The Ronettes)
  • The Christmas Song (Nat King Cole)
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Dean Martin)
  • Run, Run Rudolph (Chuck Berry)
  • Also, any songs from:
  • Christmas With The Rat Pack
  • The Phil Spector Christmas Album


  • The Magic of Christmas (Celine Dion)
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Judy Garland)
  • O, Come All Ye Faithful
  • White Christmas
  • I'll Be Home For Christmas
  • Silver Bells
  • I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
  • Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow
  • Deck the Halls
  • The Christmas Song
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas