Tony Carey (b. October 16, 1953) was the keyboardist for the band Rainbow from 1975 to 1977, appearing on the studio album Rainbow Rising (1976) and on the live albums On Stage (1977) and Live in Germany (1994). He is particularly noted for the keyboard introduction to "Tarot Woman", the first cut on the Rainbow Rising album and the keyboard solo on "A Light in the Black" the last cut on the "Rainbow Rising" album.
He had a minor hit in the early eighties with "I Won't Be Home Tonight", and then a bigger hit with "A Fine, Fine Day", which reached #1 on the Billboard Rock Tracks chart in March 1984. It also reached #22 on the pop singles chart, and a followup single, "The First Day of Summer", reached #33 in July 1984.
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