"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. The song was also one of their biggest crossover hits, peaking at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, behind "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia" by Vicki Lawrence. It was one of the group's 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.
Saxophonist David Sanborn covered the song from his 1982 album Backstreet. American rock and soul duo Hall & Oates covered the song on their 2004 album Our Kind of Soul. 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. R&B singer Angie Stone also sampled it for "No More Rain (In This Cloud)" from her 1999 album, Black Diamond.