It's Like We Never Said Goodbye

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"It's Like We Never Said Goodbye"
Single by Crystal Gayle
from the album Miss the Mississippi
B-side "Don't Go My Love"
Released February 1980
Format 7"
Recorded 1979
Genre Country
Length 3:32
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Roger Greenaway and Geoff Stephens
Producer(s) Allen Reynolds
Crystal Gayle singles chronology
"Your Old Cold Shoulder"
"It's Like We Never Said Goodbye"
"The Blue Side"

"It's Like We Never Said Goodbye" is a song written by Roger Greenaway and Geoff Stephens, and recorded by American country music singer Crystal Gayle. It was released in February 1980 as the second single from the album Miss the Mississippi.

Historic week[edit]

The song was part of a historic week on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart in the week it reached number one. That week, all of the top five positions were held by female singers.

The Top 5 from that week was:

  1. "It's Like We Never Said Goodbye" by Crystal Gayle
  2. "A Lesson in Leavin'" by Dottie West
  3. "Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" by Debby Boone
  4. "Beneath Still Waters" by Emmylou Harris
  5. "Two Story House" by Tammy Wynette (duet with George Jones)[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 1
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 7
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 1
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Tracks 17
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 63



  1. ^ Billboard magazine — April 19, 1980 issue.

See also[edit]

  • Whitburn, Joel, "Top Country Songs: 1944-2005," 2006.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Honky Tonk Blues"
by Charley Pride
Billboard Hot Country Singles
number-one single

April 19, 1980
Succeeded by
"A Lesson in Leavin'"
by Dottie West
Preceded by
"Two Story House"
by George Jones and Tammy Wynette
RPM Country Tracks
number-one single

May 10, 1980
Succeeded by
"The Way I Am"
by Merle Haggard