John Hill


John Hill is a self-identified chart geek who has a passion for pop music of all kinds. Along with his chart-watching that began as a boy, he has also worked in the music industry in both retail and radio capacities, along with establishing a successful music blog.


John's experience with popular music goes back to his childhood, where he maintained his own charts based off of the Billboard Hot 100. As he progressed through his teens, he wanted to work in radio, and even achieved degrees in Radio/TV and Communications during his undergraduate studies. After graduating, he was drawn to the retail side of music for close to a decade before deciding that he liked having holidays with his family. While his full-time job is in education, he has written a successful music blog titled Pop Music Notes.

A Message from John Hill

While I definitely have some insider experience in the music industry, at the end of the day I am a regular guy who loves pop music, and has loved music since I was a little kid. I don’t play, I don’t sing, I don’t compose…I just appreciate. What you’ll find amongst the entries here is hopefully an appreciation of not only the artistic process, but the stories and the feelings BEHIND the music.

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