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Eight Miles High
Composer: Gene Clark / David Crosby / Roger McGuinn

Eight Miles High was performed by David and the Dorks (David Crosby, Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh and Mickey Hart) at the Matrix in December 1970.

The original Byrds single was released in March 1966 with Why on the flip side.



The Byrds and related

no info Single (Eight Miles High / Why), The Byrds, 1966
info Fifth Dimension, The Byrds, 1966
info Greatest Hits, The Byrds, 1967
no info (Untitled), The Byrds, 1970
no info History of the Byrds, The Byrds, 1973
no info Single (Turn! Turn! Turn! / Eight Miles High), Byrds, 1974
info K-Tel Presents Vintage Rock, Various Artists, 1981
info Keep On Rockin', Various Artists (Byrds), 1986
no info Never Before, The Byrds, 1987
no info Original Singles '65-67, The Byrds, 1988
no info Classic Rock: 1966: The Beat Goes On, Various Artists, 1988
info Flower Power, Various Artists, 1989
no info The Ultimate Byrds, The Byrds, 1990
info The Byrds Box Set, The Byrds, 1990
no info Nuggets, Vol. 9: Acid Rock, Various Artists, 1990
no info Summers of Love, Various Artists, 1991
no info 20 Essential Tracks from the Byrds Box Set, 1992
no info Free Flyte, The Byrds, 1992
info Psychedelic Mind Trip, Various Artists, 1993
no info The Time-Life History of Rock 'N' Roll: California Pop 1963-1967, Various Artists, 1993
info Guitar Rock: 1966-1967, Various Artists, 1994
info American FM, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1994
info Psychedelia, Various Artists, 1994
no info Definitive Collection, The Byrds, 1995
info Psychedelia: Long Strange Trip, Various Artists, 1995
no info Live From Mars, Roger McGuinn, 1996
info Psychedelic Pop, Various Artists, 1996
info White Roots, Vol 2: From American Folk To Psychedelia, Various Artists, 1996
info Psychedelic Perceptions, Various Artists, 1996
no info 3 Byrds Land in London, McGuinn, Clark & Hillman, 1997
info Rock The Planet: Electrifying Sixties, Various Artists, 1997
info The Golden Age Of Underground Radio Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1997
info The Gold & Platinum Collection, Various Artists, 1997
info The First Summer of Love: 45 Classic Hits From the Sixties, Various Artists, 1997
no info Full Flyte: 1965-1970, The Byrds, 1998
no info Ultimate Byrds, The Byrds, 1998
no info Super Hits, The Byrds, 1998
no info Classic 60's: Shakin' All Over, Various Artists, 1998
no info From the Earth to the Moon: Music from the HBO's mini- series, Various Artists, 1998
no info Live At The Wiltern, CPR, 1999
info Guitar Rock: Greatest Hits, Vol 2, Various Artists, 1999
info Guitar Rock: High Voltage, Various Artists, 1999
no info Guitar Rock Box Set, Various Artists, 1999
info 60's Hits, Various Artists, 1999
info Classic 60s, Various Artists, 1999
no info Untitled/Unissued, The Byrds, 2000
info Positively 60s, Various Artists, 2000
no info Singers and Songwriters: The Classics, Various Artists, 2001
no info Rock Classics, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 2001
no info Classic Rock Hits, Various Artists, 2001
info Alternative 60's, Various Artists, 2002
no info This Land Is Your Land: The Folk Years, Various Artists (Roger McGuinn), 2002
no info Mojo Presents... An Introduction to the Byrds, The Byrds, 2003
no info The Best of the Byrds, The Byrds, 2003
info The Essential Byrds, The Byrds, 2003
info Legends: Pluggin' In, Various Artists, 2003
no info Later Legends, Various Artists (Roger McGuinn), 2003
info Rare Trax 28: Blow Your Mind 2, Various Artists, 2003
no info The Collection, The Byrds, 2004
no info Mr. Tambourine Man: The Best of the Byrds, The Byrds, 2004
info Woodstock Generation, Various Artists, 2004
no info 60's the Decade of Love and Music, Various Artists, 2004
no info Set You Free: Gene Clark in the Byrds 1964-1973, The Byrds, 2005
no info Very Best of the Byrds, The Byrds, 2006
no info America's Great National Treasure, The Byrds, 2006
no info The Sixties Series: Psychedelic Side of Pop, Various Artists, 2006
info Essential Guide to American Roots, Various Artists (Chris Hillman), 2006
no info BBC Radio 2 Presents the Playlist, Various Artists, 2006
info Voyage, David Crosby, 2006
info There Is a Season, The Byrds, 2006
info Essential Guide to American Roots, Various Artists (Chris Hillman), 2006
info 40th Anniversary: Australia's Tour of Duty: Vietnam War 1966-1972, Various Artists, 2006
no info A Collection, The Byrds, 2007
no info Legends Box Set, Various Artists, 2007
no info Heartbeat Summer, Various Artists, 2007
no info Top of the Pops: 1966, Various Artists, 2007
info Havin' a 60's Party, Various Artists, 2007
info World's Best Dad, Various Artists, 2007
no info Absolute 60's, Various Artists, 2007
no info Absolute Hits: 60's, 70's & 80's, Various Artists, 2007
info This Is Psychedelia, Various Artists, 2007
info Rock Classics, Various Artists, 2007
info Flower Power: Age of Aquarius, Various Artists, 2007
info Flower Power (Box set), Various Artists, 2007
no info Live at Royal Albert Hall 1971, The Byrds, 2008
info In the Spirit of '68, Various Artists, 2008
no info Original Album Classics, The Byrds, 2008
info Tour of Duty: Top 100, Various Artists, 2008
info Rock Songs: The Best Of 50 Years, Various Artists, 2008
info Rolling Stone: '60s Movement, Various Artists, 2008
no info Ultimate Collection 100 Hits: Rock, Various Artists, 2008
info Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth, Various Artists, 2009
info Sixties Collected, Various Artists, 2010
info Flower Power: Music of the Love Generation, Various Artists, 2010
info Haynes Dad: Ultimate Guide to Rock, Various Artists, 2010
info Pure... Psychedelic Rock, Various Artists, 2011
info 60's Music Revolution, Various Artists, 2012
info Rock Heroes, Various Artists, 2012

 
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info Paint it Black, Soulful Strings, 1966
no info Go with the Ventures, Ventures, 1966
info Raga Rock, The Folkswingers, 1966
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info Tomorrow Never Knows, Steve Marcus, 1968
no info Kings/Queens, Rufus Harley, 1970
no info Eight Miles High, Golden Earring, 1970
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no info Single (Eight Miles High / Got a Feeling), Lighthouse, 1970
no info Mudlark, Leo Kottke, 1971
no info Lighthouse Live!, Lighthouse, 1972
no info The Best of Golden Earring, Golden Earring, 1973
no info Space Rangers, Neil Merryweather, 1974
no info Live, Golden Earring, 1977
no info Swept Away, Steve Hunter, 1977
no info Flesh + Blood, Roxy Music, 1980
no info Colosseum, Shockabilly, 1984
no info Single (Eight Miles High b/w Masochism World), Hüsker Dü, 1984
no info The Thought, The Thought, 1985
no info The Best, Leo Kottke, 1987
no info Kill Eugene: Live & Solo 1987, Eugene Chadbourne, 1987
no info To the Power of Three, Three, 1988
no info I Feel Possessed EP, Crowded House, 1989
no info Time Between: A Tribute to the Byrds, Various Artists (The Moffs), 1989
no info CD single: Eight Miles High/Makes No Sense at All, Hüsker Dü, 1990
no info Duck & Cover: An SST Compilation of Cover Songs, Various Artists (Hüsker Dü), 1990
no info Spin, Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin, 1991
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no info Dü Hüskers: The Twin Cities Replay Zen Arcade, Various Artists (The Hang Ups), 1993
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no info Present from Nacy/To the Highest Bidder, Supersister, 1998
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no info The Hustlers, The Hustlers, 2003
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