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Gene Clark: Lost Works Now Found from this innovative artist - The Audiophile Man
Title: The Lost Studio Sessions 1964-1982 Label: Sierra Clark, a simple and rather shy man, was an original member of The Byrds but his influence on music in general, was wider and more important than that fact. Clark’s poetic, deep-thinking, guidance in the creation of folk rock, country rock and psychedelic acid rock plus, for those influenced by his music, alt.country, was important. His influence brought him little fame or riches. His death created but few ripples. Yet, as music fans begin to gradually appreciate the man, his talents, his legacy and his stature has steadily grown and continues to grow, since that time. This new release is available, with support from Clark’s family, on CD/SACD (I reviewed the CD layer only). You can also find it on DMM vinyl (mastered at Abbey Road), over two discs. This collection of 24 tracks has never been released commercially (some are previously unpublished, in fact) and stem from the original analogue master studio recording sessions held in Los Angeles between 1964 and 1982. John Delgatto, founder and president of Sierra stated that, after Clark died in 1991, various home demos were discovered and released on record but that, “Actual studio recordings were …