C.A. Quintet

C.A. QuintetFrom: Minneapolis, MIN, USA

C.A. Quintet’s first three singles, as well as their debut album, have become very rare and expensive collectors items. The band was made up of Doug Reynolds (keyboards, vocals), Tom Pohling (guitar), Ken Erwin (trumpet), Jimmy Erwin (bass), Rick Patron (drums).

The band’s debut album, Trip Thru’ Hell, was released in 1969 on the Candy Floss label. Ken Erwin was the leader of C.A. Quintet, and he produced the album himself. The album has been reissued several times, all without the band’s permission. The Sundazed reissue makes things better, including a number of alternate takes and previously unreleased material. Included are sleevenotes that include an interview with Ken Erwin and studio engineer Steve Longman.

Artist information sources include: Fuzz, Acid & Flowers by Vernon Joynson

Feel free to use our Facebook page to discuss & ask any questions you have about this artist, a fellow PsycheHead is sure to have the answer.

Tracks played on Psychedelicized…

From Singles/Previously Unreleased

  • Fortune Teller’s Lie [Previously Unreleased]

From LP/EP

From the 1969 album Trip Thru’ Hell
Trip Thru' Hell

  • Underground Music
  • Smooth As Silk
  • Dr. Of Philosophy