This one hit wonder was a #1 hit in Canada the summer of 1974. Ironically the song with its’ homage to the Beach Boys sound and it’s lyrical slice of Americana with images of California did not come from the US south west but from the UK. Studio background singers and songwriters realising they had a great song literally put a band together to record and release it. Subsequent releases had moderate success in the UK but failed to get in any traction outside of Britain.
Here’s First Class with Beach Baby