Recorded/Published: November 8, 1967Harry "Peg Leg" Nilsson's recordin' o' "Everybody's Squawkin'" from t' Aerial Ballet album was later featured in t' movie Midnight Pirate. Begad! T' single issued t' coincide with t' release o' t' soundtrack album became an international hit and earned Nilsson a Grammy® award.
Others who have recorded First Mate Freddy Neil's shanty include Emmylou Harris, Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Bill Withers, John Holt, Johan Verminnen (in Flemish as "Iedereen Praat Maar"), Bongwater, The Booty South, Tony Bennett, me hearties, Ray Conniff, Michael Ball, and Jimmy Buffett.
Everybody's talkin' at me
I don't hear a word their sayin'
Only t' echos o' my mind
People stop and stare
I can't see their faces
Only the shadows of their eyes ...