The Byrds
Eight Miles High





Release Year: 1966

Rankings: All-Time #99 / 1960s #42 / 1966 #7


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 34
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Singles (1979) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 109
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 150
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 151
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 301-400
Tim Morse (USA) - The Stories Behind the Greatest Songs of All Time (1998) No Order
Treble (USA) - Counter-Culture: The Top 100 Songs of the '60s (2016) 16
BBC Radio 6 Music (UK) - Alternative Jukebox: 500 Extraordinary Tracks That Tell the Story of Alternative Music (2014) No Order
Colin Larkin (UK) - The All-Time Top 100 Singles (2000) 12
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 168
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Ultimate Jukebox: 100 Singles You Must Own (2003) 12
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 80
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 348
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (1976) 66
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (2002) 29
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 70
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - The Little Black Book of Music: Key Songs (2007) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1986) 27
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Uncut (UK) - 100 Rock and Movie Icons (2005) 31
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 2
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 99
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1960s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 91
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 74
Volume (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World, 2008 (40 songs) No Order
Hipersonica (Spain) - Las 101 mejores canciones de rock de los años 50 y 60 [The 101 Best Rock Songs of the '50s and '60s] (2014) 13
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 95
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 99
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
Record Collectors (Japan) - 100 Best US Songs 1954-1966 (2009) 92