The British songwriting and production team of John Carter and Ken Lewis
created the seventies pop group First Class in the studio. Tony
the voice of Edison Lighthouse, White Plains, the Brotherhood of Man and
Pipkins, was the voice behind the band, best remembered for the hit entitled
The single climbed to the Top Five on the U.S. pop charts upon its release
in 1974. It likewise soared to the top of the charts in the U.K.
First Class failed to sustain their success, however, with the release of a
self-titled album and follow-up singles, including "Dreams are Ten a Penny"
and "Funny How Love Can
Carter and Lewis dissolved the band following the release of a second LP,
The First Class SST.