Selected Artists

1962: Clipper Cowbridge

1963: The Swiss Invasion

1965: Marilyn Kaye

1969: The Fold

1970: Yorgi

1971: Devon Shire

1972: Sandee Saunders

1976: Rockfinger

1978: The Spooky Bunch

1979: Decoupage

1981: Bleep

1985: Tiger Love

1985: Laryssa Foxxx

1986: Smasher of Things

1987: Suthrn Cuzn

1989: ~pianogirl~

1990: Razorflesh

1995: Breaker Bear

1996: Action Plus

1998: J Lounge

2001: Eesk

2004: Lazarus Project

1969: The Fold

The Fold's self-titled debut album from 1969 (Clubbo Records).EL DORADO. The Ark of the Covenant. Vermeer’s 37th masterpiece. History lists dozens of fabled treasures now lost — but for pop music fans, none are as tantalizing or elusive as the first and only Clubbo LP by psychedelic band the Fold.

Fronted by charismatic vocalist Gary “Shep” Shepheard, the Fold mesmerized Southern California listeners via a series of epic live shows in 1968 and 1969. But the Fold’s music was as heavy conceptually as it was sonically: The band’s true raison d’être was as a recruiting tool for the Major/Minor Universal Spiritual Church, a Venice Beach-based cult.

The Fold’s album may be lost forever — but we did manage to unearth this rare live recording of the band’s signature song, “Into the Fold.” MORE…

LISTEN: Into the Fold

(song lyrics and credits)

MORE: Who wielded the true power behind this real cult band?