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