About "Goodbye Girl" Digital sheet music for voice, piano or guitar NOTE: chords, lead sheet indications and lyrics may be included (please, check the first page above before to buy this item to see what's included). Publisher: Hal Leonard Contributors to this music title: David Gates (writer) Check out Goodbye Girl by David Gates on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.co.uk. The Goodbye Girl (1977) ... Goodbye Girl Written and Performed by David Gates. How About You? (1941) (uncredited) Music written by Burton Lane David Gates: Goodbye Girl for piano, voice or other instruments, easy/intermediate sheet music. Licensed to Virtual Sheet Music® by Alfred® publishing company. NOTE: This is just a sample of this item, buy this item to display the complete music. Lyrics to 'Goodbye Girl' by David Gates. All your life you've waited / For love to come and stay / And now that I have found you / You must not slip away / I know it's hard believing Discovered using Shazam, the music discovery app. David Gates had released albums of his own during the '70s, First in 1973 and Never Let Her Go in 1975, and his songs -- including "The Goodbye Girl" from Neil Simon's play of the same name -- landed him on the contemporary music charts.