Sunday, March 13, 2016

Update: Gene Clark - The Lost Studio Sessions, 1964-1982

Update: Gene Clark - The Lost Studio Sessions, 1964-1982


  • Sierra Records is pleased to report that we have completely resolved the technical issues that affected some customers during the ordering process. We apologize for any difficulty you may have experienced, and invite you to return to to complete your order.
  • GENE CLARK - A MAN AND HIS MUSIC: A new feature on the website (MORE ABOUT THE MUSIC) provides a helpful breakdown of the various sessions on the compilation as a means of putting Gene's artistic growth in its proper context. Click that button to see in-depth details about the actual recording sessions.

  • Head on over to Sierra's SoundCloud playlist to stream eleven of the 24 songs featured in the set, including the legendary "Back Street Mirror" and the Gene-fronted Flying Burrito Brothers' interpretation of Dillard and Clark's "She Darked the Sun." You can also click on "SAMPLE TRACKS" at to reach the SoundCloud site.

We want to thank all of you who have already placed an order. If you have not done so yet, there is still time to be a part of Sierra Records future by playing an important part in this long awaited album by becoming a Production Associate with your name credited in the Ultimate Limited Edition of Gene Clark: The Lost Studio Sessions 1964 -1982

Ultimate Limited Edition Production Associates Deadline

Sierra Records is proud to present the Ultimate Limited Edition, which provides a unique opportunity for us to gratefully and personally acknowledge the loyal fans who helped bring this historic set to fruition. Each purchaser of the Ultimate Limited Edition will receive:

  • 180-gram SIERRA HIGH FIDELITY Vinyl 2LP set;
  • 24-track Hybrid SACD containing more than 70 minutes of music, comparable to 2 complete standard CDs; a Hybrid SACD will play on any standard CD player, you don't need a special SACD player, playable on home, automobile, computer cd players.
  • An exclusive Sierra DVD of Gene Clark's first and only on camera interview from 1985 available for the first time; not even the recent, wonderful film/DVD documentary on Gene Clark did not contain any on-camera interviews with the man himself, this DVD will not sold separately.
  • 4-Song Bonus Acoustic CD, shipped now.
  • First-Run Limited Edition, Holographic Numbered Vinyl 2LP & Hybrid SACD;
  • Extensive Booklet for both the 2LP Vinyl set and the Hybrid SACD.
  • Certificate of Authenticity (COA) - The holographic serial number corresponding to the holographic serial number on the Hybrid SACD and 2LP Vinyl Set.
  • Digital Download Card (DDC) that provides secure one-time access to MP3 files of all 24 songs on the album plus the 4 additional songs on the Bonus Acoustic CD.
  • Option to be identified and credited permanently as a Production Associate in the liner notes to both booklet versions.

This Ultimate Limited Edition is selling quickly. Time constraints force us to impose a cut-off date to be announced shortly for you to place your order for the Ultimate Limited Edition. A shipping date for the three items being offered on a pre-release, advance-order basis can then be announced. Once these three items are ready to ship, there will be a price increase that will be the regular retail price going forward. Only the 2LP vinyl set and hybrid SACD individually will be sold through other outlets at later this Fall.

Several of our overseas customers have expressed concerns about custom duties, etc. An acknowledgement receipt will be enclosed in each order, but no pricing/cost listed. USA customs requires us to list the "cost of goods" on the outside custom forms. However, those "cost of goods" will be listed as follows:

  • Bonus Acoustic CD   $1.00 for customs declaration
  • Ultimate Box Set   $15.00 for customs declaration
  • Hybrid SACD only: $5.00 for customs declaration only
  • 2LP vinyl set only:   $8.00 for customs declaration only

All elements of this release are made in the USA, except for the clear plastic jewel case that holds the hybrid SACD.

We are working diligently to answer any and all questions and getting this incredible music out to you as soon as possible.

For Pat, Earl, Tom and myself, thank you for your continued support!


John Delgatto

Sierra Records

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