In part 4 of our series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired them, Hollin Jones explores Pop music from its birth to now.  

Early pop 

Finally, the new iPod!
They knew how to write a tune.

What makes pop? 

The Pet Shop Boys : synth-pop ninjas.

Up to date

Remember, this is pop now.

Video links 

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Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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