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French TV
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United States
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French TV is a Louisville, Kentucky band founded by bassist Mike Sary in 1983. Membership has varied greatly over the years, with a total of 11 studio albums as of 2016.
Website
http://french-tv.net
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Releases on file (14)
French TV — Operation: Mockingbird French TV — Operation: Mockingbird
(Pretentious Dinosaur 12, 2017, CD)
French TV — Ambassadors of Good Health and Clean Living French TV — Ambassadors of Good Health and Clean Living
(Pretentious Dinosaur, 2016, CD)
French TV — I Forgive You for All My Unhappiness French TV — I Forgive You for All My Unhappiness
(Pretentious Dinosaur 09, 2011, 2CD)
French TV — This Is What We Do French TV — This Is What We Do
(Pretentious Dinosaur CD008, 2006, CD)
French TV — Pardon Our French! French TV — Pardon Our French!
(Pretentious Dinosaur CD007, 2004, CD)
French TV — #7 The Case Against Art French TV — #7 The Case Against Art
(Pretentious Dinosaur CD006, 2002, CD)
French TV — The Violence of Amateurs French TV — The Violence of Amateurs
(Pretentious Dinosaur 04, 1999/2006, CD)
Various Artists — Giant for a Life - A Tribute to Gentle Giant Various Artists — Giant for a Life - A Tribute to Gentle Giant
(Mellow MMP 300 A/B, 1997, 2CD)
French TV — Live: Yoo Hoo French TV — Live: Yoo Hoo
(Pretentious Dinosaur 03, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Eyewitness - A Tribute to VdGG Various Artists — Eyewitness - A Tribute to VdGG
(Mellow MMP 279 A/B, 1995, 2CD)
French TV — Intestinal Fortitude French TV — Intestinal Fortitude
(Pretentious Dinosaur 02, 1995, CD)
French TV — Virtue in Futility French TV — Virtue in Futility
(Pretentious Dinosaur CD001, 1994, CD)
French TV — After a Lengthy Silence French TV — After a Lengthy Silence
(Mellow MMP 307, 1987/2006, CD)
French TV — French TV French TV — French TV
(Pretentious Dinosaur 05, 1984/2000, CD)

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