Who Sang Whistles in My Ears? John Hiatt

John Hiatt Hangin' Around the Observatory cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1974
Genre: Rock Folk, World, & Country
Style: Country Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:25
Lyrics
Stumblin' down the road I gets to thinkin' as I leave her,
I've left so many times before.
That old north wind's a-blowin' circles round my feet.
What is this sorrow ever for?

She was an angel who flies high in the heavens.
I was a pigeon on the church.
She breathed pure golden as she hid from the procession.
I tumbled from my lowly perch.

[CHORUS:]
I guess whistles in my ears.
'Cause I can't hear you when you're cryin'.
I don't long to be anywhere at all.
I don't care to live a lie.

There is a secret in the middle of the sea,
When you acquire a vicious thirst.
Then love will cool your brow and soothe the apparition
But is it just another curse?

Oh baby Jesus, mother Mary, God the father.
The big triangle needs repairs.
I know we learn within the vision of our spirit.
Do you prefer us cold and bare?

[CHORUS TWICE]

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Maybe Baby, Say You Do
  • 2 Whistles in My Ears
  • 3 Sure as I'm Sittin’ Here
  • 4 Rose
  • 5 Hangin’ Around the Observatory
  • 6 Full Moon
  • 7 Wild-Eyed Gypsies
  • 8 It’s All Right With Me
  • 9 Little Blue Song for You
  • 10 Ocean

  • Release information
    label: Epic
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin