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Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin' (From Midnight Cowboy) (1969)

Harry Nilsson - Everybody's Talkin' (From Midnight Cowboy) (1969)



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Everybody's Talkin' is a folk rock song written and originally released by Fred Neil in 1966. A version of the song performed by Harry Nilsson became a global success in 1969, reaching #2 and #6 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and Pop Singles chart respectively, and winning a Grammy after it was featured on the soundtrack of the film Midnight Cowboy. The song, which describes the singer's desire to retreat from other people to the ocean, is among the most famous works of both artists, and has been covered by many other notable performers. The song later appeared in the 1994 film Forrest Gump and is also on the film's soundtrack album. It also appeared in the comedy film Borat and on The Hangover Part III soundtrack.
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Harry Nilsson - Without You (1971)

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"Without You" is a song written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans of British rock group Badfinger, and first released on their 1970 album No Dice. The song has been recorded by over 180 artists, and versions released as singles by Harry Nilsson (1971) and Mariah Carey (1994) became international best-sellers. Paul McCartney once described the ballad as "...the killer song of all time."

Writers, Ham and Evans received the 1972 Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.
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