There's no point in asking Roger McGuinn if "Eight Miles High" is a drug song. The band claimed at the time it was about flying to an unfriendly London for a tour, but the intent seems obvious, and fellow Byrds Gene Clark and David Crosby eventually supported the allegations. Whatever the lyrical meaning, however, the influential song borrowed technique from both John Coltrane and Ravi Shankar, market a key moment in developing the 1960s psychedelic rock sound. Questions about and legends from the '60s could go on indefinitely, but McGuinn is happy today to focus on his current projects instead... More >>>