Eight Miles High
The Byrds
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Eight miles high and when you touch down
You'll find that it's stranger than known
Signs in the street that say where you're going
Are somewhere just being their own

1966
14
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1966
  • B-side: "Why"
  • peaked at No. 24 on the UK Singles chart in 1966
  • released as a single initially and later appeared on The Byrds' third album, Fifth Dimension (1966)
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #151 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • written by Gene Clark, Jim McGuinn, David Crosby
  • produced by Allen Stanton
  • recorded at Columbia Studios, Hollywood
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