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Linda George - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) (1973)

(Jim Weatherly)
Australia Australia
#21 Sydney #11 Melbourne #8 Brisbane #6 Adelaide

This version has a new arrangement by prolific Australian composer-arranger-pianist Peter Jones who was also producer.

Linda George: Soul influenced singer, formerly with Melbourne band Nova Express, who went into session work after a successful solo career in the 70s. She later taught voice at the Victorian College of the Arts as well as in schools and privately.

Further reading: 1. Milesago's Linda George page for discography and biography. 2. Linda George at Wikipedia. 3. Some Peter Jones recording credits listed at Discogs.com. 4. Biography of Peter Jones from 1999.

Suggestion from John Yeager & Mike Robbins. Thanks to Terry Stacey and Anonymous.


Gladys Knight & The Pips - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) (1973)

(Jim Weatherly)
USA USA
#2 USA #31 UK

Single on Motown's Soul label, on Tamla-Motown in UK.


Jim Weatherly - Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) (1972)

(Jim Weatherly)
USA USA
Original version

On the album Weatherly, on RCA label.

Gladys Knight & The Pips recorded several songs by singer-songwriter Jim Weatherly. Six of the nine songs on their breakthrough album for the Buddah label, Imagination, were by Weatherly, including the #1 hit Midnight Train To Georgia, which appeared on Weatherly in its original form as Midnight Plane To Houston.

As for Neither One Of Us… Jim Weatherly’s website lists 40 versions apart from his own.