Everybody's Talkin'

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"Everybody's Talkin' (Echoes)" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Fred Neil in 1966 and released two years later. A version of the song performed by American singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson became a hit in 1969, reaching No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and winning a Grammy Award after it was featured in the film Midnight Cowboy. The song, which describes the singer's desire to retreat from the harshness of the city to a more peaceful place and an easier life, is among the most famous works of both artists, and has been covered by many other notable performers.

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"Everybody's Talkin'"
1969 US single re-release
Single by Nilsson
from the album Aerial Ballet
B-side"Don't Leave Me"
ReleasedJuly 1968
RecordedNovember 13, 1967
StudioRCA (Hollywood)
LabelRCA Victor
Songwriter(s)Fred Neil
Producer(s)Rick Jarrard
Nilsson singles chronology
"Everybody's Talkin'"
"I Will Take You There"