KV RRHOF Acceptance Speech!
I’m Kathy Valentine
And I can speak for all of The Go-Go’s when I say we are are so happy and excited and proud to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Being in a band is a trip. It’s kind of like a marriage—in our case, a polygamous same-sex marriage that has... ... [MORE NEWS]
New Single - We Don't Get Along
I wrote this song when I was 19, and it was first recorded by Phil Seymour for his debut album. The Textones recorded it, and the Go-Go’s recorded it for our second album "Vacation.” Wondering how it might sound as a sort of answer back duet with a male and female, I got the idea... ... [MORE NEWS]
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GET TO KNOW ME
Kathy Valentine has been a working musician and songwriter for over 40 years, ever since she started her first band at age 16 in her hometown of Austin, Texas. After moving to Los Angeles, Kathy joined a band that would go on to make music history: The Go-Go’s. In this group, Kathy wrote or co-wrote some of the bands most renowned tunes, including the hits “Vacation” and “Head Over Heels.” She returned to Austin in 2006 and began finding new creative pursuits and career opportunities as a public speaker, spokesperson, producer, actor and author.
igning with the esteemed University of Texas Press, her memoir “All I Ever Wanted” was released in Spring, 2020. A soundtrack of original music accompanies the book. The last few years also featured Kathy’s acting debut in “The Transcendents” and several of her songs in the Broadway musical based on the Go-Go’s catalog ‘Head Over Heels,” currently in regional productions across the country. She put an academic degree plan on hold while finishing and promoting her book, and still finds time to play guitar with the Bluebonnets the all-female rocknroll band she started in Austin.
Kathy’s greatest loves are her daughter, writing, music and travel. Her hobbies are reading, computer graphics, digital recording, social media, politics and natural based health protocols.