"Never Can Say Goodbye" is a song written by Clifton Davis and originally recorded by The Jackson 5. Released as a single in 1971, it was one of the group's most successful songs. The song has been covered numerous times, most notably in 1971 by soul singer Isaac Hayes, in 1974 by disco diva Gloria Gaynor, and in 1987 by gay Hi-NRG/dance-pop group The Communards.
The recording features 12-year-old Michael Jackson…
I never can say goodbye, no, no, no, no, now.
Never can say goodbye.
Even though the pain and heartache