Kenneth Partridge

Kenneth Partridge is a music and pop-culture writer based in Brooklyn. He's written for such publications as Billboard, The AV Club, Pitchfork, and Refinery29. His hobbies include reading, running, shopping for records, and attempting to justify his love of ska.

Depeche Mode Music Facts
Non-Christmas Things That Happened on December 25
Wham! 'Last Christmas' Song Facts
Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah"
"Dominick the Donkey" Christmas Song History
INXS Music Facts
Beastie Boys 'Sabotage' Video Facts
The Great Milli Vanilli Hoax
Unraveling the Many Mysteries of Neil Diamond's 'Sweet Caroline'
This Land Is Your Land: The Story Behind America's Best-Known Protest Song
Suspicious Minds: The Bizarre, 40-Year History of Elvis Presley Sightings
Sparkle Moore: The Mysterious Rockabilly Pioneer You've Never Heard Of
How a Throwback Rockabilly Jam Made Its Way Onto '90s Mainstream Charts
How 'Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer' Became a Holiday Staple
Why 'Thriller,' the Most Iconic Halloween Music Video Ever Made, Was Released in December
The Story Behind Cher's Long-Dormant Vampire Love Ballad
15 Famous Pianos That You Can Visit
The Long History Behind the Song "Cotton Eye Joe"


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