Eight Miles High: Folk-Rock's Flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock
Author: Richie Unterberger
Publication date: 2003
An updated e-book edition was published in 2015.
A continuation of the detailed and comprehensive history of folk-rock that began in Unterberger's Turn! Turn! Turn!: The '60s Folk-Rock Revolution. Eight Miles High covers the period 1966 to the end of the decade. The book is based on many interviews with major performers of the period. Groups covered include the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Mamas and the Papas, Fairport Convention, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Other groups and performers who influenced folk rock or were influenced by it, are also covered. These include Jefferson Airplane, the Grateful Dead and Joni Mitchell.
Eight Miles High is a sequel to Turn! Turn! Turn!: The '60s Folk-Rock Revolution which was published in 2002.
Turn! Turn! Turn!: The '60s Folk-Rock Revolution and Eight Miles High: Folk-Rock's Flight from Haight-Ashbury to Woodstock have been combined into a single volume e-book: Jingle Jangle Morning: Folk-Rock in the 1960s which was published in 2015.
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