|"Never Say Goodbye"|
|Single by Yoko Ono|
|from the album It's Alright (I See Rainbows)|
|Released||25 January 1983 (7")|
22 February 1983 (12")
|Yoko Ono singles chronology|
"Never Say Goodbye" is the second single from Yoko Ono's 1982 album It's Alright (I See Rainbows). Like many of Ono's songs from this period, the lyrics deal with her emotional healing following the murder of her husband John Lennon. The upbeat new wave song samples a recording of Lennon screaming Yoko's name from their Wedding Album, followed by her son Sean waking her, as if it were a bad dream. The song garnered minor airplay upon release. "Loneliness" appeared on the B-side. The 1995 New York Rock version was also released as a single.
"Never Say Goodbye" also appeared as a B-Side on the U.K. 12" release of John Lennon's single "Borrowed Time".
U.S. 7" Single (25 January 1983)
U.S. 12" Single (22 February 1983)
U.S. 7" Jukebox Single (1995)
Never Say Goodbye