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"Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)"
Single by Gladys Knight & the Pips
from the album Neither One of Us
B-side "Can't Give It Up No More"
Released January 1973
Genre Soul
Length 4:24
Label Motown
Writer(s) Jim Weatherly
Producer Joe Porter
Gladys Knight & the Pips singles chronology
"Help Me Make It Through the Night"
(1972)
"Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)"
(1973)
"Daddy Could Swear, I Declare"
(1973)

"Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)" is a song recorded by Gladys Knight & the Pips. Released in 1973 from the album, Neither One of Us, the song spent four weeks at number one on the Soul Singles chart during the spring of that year. [1] The song was also one of their biggest crossover hits, peaking at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was one of the groups last hits with Motown before leaving for Buddah Records. It also won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal.

Country singer Bob Luman recorded a successful cover version of "Neither One of Us ... ." His version reached number seven on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, concurrent with the success of the Gladys Knight & the Pips' version.

Chart positions

Chart (1973) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 2
U.S. Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles 1

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 330.  

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Preceded by
"Love Train" by The O'Jays
Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles number-one single
March 17 - April 7, 1973
Succeeded by
"Masterpiece" by The Temptations

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