Kathy was just 15 when she was discovered in the audience of The Wink Martindale Show, a daily LA teenage dance program. "A Thousand Stars in the Sky" was her all-time biggest hit, and also her only Top 25 single.
Kathy Young was born October 21,1945, in the Community Hospital in in Santa Ana, California. Her family lived in the nearby town of Orange. Her father was an electrician that worked at the Studebaker plant. He mother a homemaker. By the time Young was two, the family was living in Long Beach. Her mother played guitar and was choir director at the Bellflower Christian reform Church. early on, Kathy was given a guitar and joined choir before she was in her teens.