John was born and raised in Mesa, AZ. First picked up a guitar in 2005 and began writing music and lyrics in 2007. He produced and recorded his first single "I Wanted To" in March of 2010. He plans to release his first album, I Wanted To, in 2012.
""I Wanted To" by John Dobbins is a clean and well constructed song with astonishingly entrancing vocals; It reminds one of the good old days when heartache could be soothed by a song, and a reunion was a mere tomorrow away."