Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Eight Miles High - An Essay By Mark Teehan


Mark Teehan has comprehensively researched The Byrds' "Eight Miles High" single's performance on the local music surveys to determine the role that The Gavin Report might have played in its national charting.

Mark is a former accredited historian and is currently a research analyst. His exhaustive analysis of the spread in Top 40 radio airplay of Bob Dylan's transformative "Like A Rolling Stone" revealed how it became a Number One smash hit in the U.S., and was published in Isis (#216). In addition, his six Kinks charting essays were posted on 


In 'References,' p. 49, top: Siff, Stephen I. (2008). URL:

In 'References,' p. 49: Simpson, Dave. 2014.  Correct URL:


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