"Everybody's Talkin'" is a folk-rock song written by Fred Neil in 1966 that became a global success for Harry Nilsson in 1969, reaching #6 on the US Billboard Singles chart, and winning a Grammy after it was featured on the soundtrack for the film Midnight Cowboy. The song, which describes the speaker's desire to retreat from other people to the ocean, is among the most famous works of both artists. It has become a standard, covered by many other artists.
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