Squeaking By was composed by Bobby Prince for the game Duke Nukem II (DOS). The song was composed using Sequencer Plus Gold in MIDI format and then converted to an IMF file to be played on the OPL2 chip. The song is played in E1M5 and E4M6.
This song's internal title is "squeaka". The official title was verified by Bobby Prince.
Listeners have compared the beginning of this song with Master of Puppets by Metallica.