"Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)" is a famous song by R&B vocal group 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. 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 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 No. 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart, concurrent with the success of the Gladys Knight & the Pips' version.
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Oct 11, 1998; She probably would recoil at the use of the word, but in JoAnn Falletta the city and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra have the...