Jay Jay French


  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 111-115

    Episode 111 This week, Jay Jay welcomes back his dear friend & collaborator of over 47 years, Dee Snider! Dee Snider, the iconic American singer, songwriter, radio personality, writer, and actor, has recently announced the release of his first novel, Frats. Frats is an honest, daring story that examines the pressures of toxic masculinity in…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 106-110

    Episode 106 This week’s guest is Jay Jay’s wife Sharon, who joins the podcast for an open-ended conversation about life, love & Twisted Sister. Episode 107 This week, guest Jason Flom joins Jay Jay to kick off a month of renowned record label presidents joining in conversation. Jason is a dear friend of Jay Jay’s…

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  • Introducing Podcasts

    BROADENING OUR HORIZONS We’re excited to announce that PMA Magazine is broadening its horizons! Starting now, PMA will, along with its written content, offer a platform for a diverse range of podcasts. Our first feature is an engaging series hosted by the multi-talented Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister fame. This new feature aligns with…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 101-105

    Episode 101 This week Bill Low, founder & chief designer of the acclaimed company AudioQuest, joins Jay Jay for part 2 of their conversation! Don’t miss this insightful discussion about the world of audio & its importance in our daily lives.AudioQuest is a company that develops tools for enhancing the in-home experience of audio and…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 96-100

    Episode 96 Tune in this week to hear Jay Jay welcome guest & heavy metal legend Dave Meniketti! Dave is a singer, guitar virtuoso, & founding member of the group Y&T. Twisted Sister and Y&T toured extensively together in the early 80’s – both Twisted and Y&T both have intertwined roots in the history of…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 91-95

    Episode 91 This week Jay Jay welcomes back his friend Ken Kessler for part II of their recent conversation surrounding HiFi audio! Hear these 2 audio experts discuss the current state of HiFi, their favorite sounds systems, the value of high quality audio & the changes in music fan’s listening habits in recent years.Ken is…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 86-90

    Episode 86 This week’s special guest is the incredibly talented vocalist Ellen Foley! Ellen is a singer and actress who has appeared on both Broadway and television, where she co-starred in the sitcom Night Court for one season. She has released five solo albums, & is also known for her collaborations with the rock singer…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 81-85

    Episode 81 This week we’re running a timely conversation in which Jay Jay rants about voting, prior to the upcoming election. Hear Jay Jay talk about why he believes voting is so important, discuss polarization, & the difference in varying political climates over the years. Stay tuned for more rants, discussions & short stories from…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 76-80

    Episode 76 This week Jay Jay has a long anticipated & very special guest on the podcast – John Carter Cash! John is the son of June Carter Cash & Johnny Cash, & has created an amazing ongoing musical legacy of his own. Hear John talk about what is was like to have Johnny &…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 71-75

    Episode 71 The renowned actress Catherine Mary Stewart is this week’s guest on The Jay Jay French Connection: Beyond the Music! Join Jay Jay & Catherine for another conversation that truly goes beyond the music. Hear the story of how Jay Jay & Catherine connected earlier this month when both working & signing autographs at…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 66-70

    Episode 66 Deborah Bonham & Peter Bullick join Jay Jay this week from the UK, as this week’s special guests! Talented singer/songwriter Deborah Bonham and guitarist/songwriter Peter Bulick, who are husband and wife, talk about their brand new album, upcoming touring plans & all things British Blues & Rock. Their new 13-track self-titled covers album…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 61-65

    Episode 61 This week we’re revisiting a classic episode from earlier last year – guitar virtuoso, composer, songwriter & producer Steve Vai joins Jay Jay for a one of a kind conversation on this special episode of The Jay Jay French Connection. Listen to Steve tell the story of how he began his career –…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 56-60

    Episode 56 This week is the first guest of the new year – the prolific British record producer Steve Lillywhite! If you’re not already familiar & want to look at the list of records that Lillywhite is credited on – you’ll need to sit down & set aside some time. Steve has been credited on…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 51-55

    Episode 51 This week we’re revisiting a favorite episode from this past year – Jay Jay’s conversation with Frank Marshall. Hear Jay Jay chat with the acclaimed film director and producer, who recently directed the Bee Gees documentary “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” Listen to this unique interview to hear Jay Jay and…

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  • The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 46-50

    Episode 46 In the second ever released episode of the Jay Jay French Connection, Jay Jay brings on heavy metal legend Rob Halford, to discuss his new book “Confess.” Tune in to hear Jay Jay & Rob discuss the birthplace of heavy metal, their early days in Judas Priest and Twisted Sister, memorable performances, communicating…

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