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

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Tracks played on Psychedelicized…


  • Fortune Teller’s Lie [Originally Unreleased, 1969]

From LP/EP

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

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