Never Give Up on a Good Thing

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"Never Give Up on a Good Thing"
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U.S. vinyl single
Single by George Benson
from the album The George Benson Collection
B-side"Livin' Inside Your Love"
ReleasedFebruary 1982
GenreR&B, pop
LabelWarner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Michael Garvin, Tom Shapiro
Producer(s)Jay Graydon
George Benson singles chronology
"Turn Your Love Around"
"Never Give Up on a Good Thing"
"Inside Love (So Personal)"

"Never Give Up on a Good Thing" is a song by American R&B singer George Benson, released as a single in 1982. It entered the UK Singles Chart on 23 January 1982, and reached a peak position of number 14. It remained on the chart for 10 weeks. [1]

The song was written by Michael Garvin and Tom Shapiro. It was issued on Warner Bros. Records and appears on The George Benson Collection, released in 1981. The single's B-side is "Livin' Inside Your Love".


Chart (1982) Peak
Canada RPM Adult Contemporary[2] 18
Ireland (IRMA)[3] 23
New Zealand[4] 14
UK (The Official Charts Company) 14
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 52
US Billboard R&B 16
US Cash Box Top 100[6] 55


  1. ^ Rice, Tim; Rice, Jonathan; Gambaccini, Paul (1990), Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums, Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness World Records and Guinness Publishing, ISBN 0-85112-398-8
  2. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  3. ^ "The Irish Charts – Search Results – Never Give Up on a Good Thing". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved September 4, 2017.
  4. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart, 28 March 1982". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
  6. ^ "Cash Box Top 100 4/03/82". Archived from the original on 3 June 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2018.


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