Sara Smile

Album: Daryl Hall And John Oates (1975)
Charted: 4
  • Baby hair with a woman's eyes
    I can feel you watching in the night
    All alone with me and we're waiting for the sunlight
    When I feel cold, you warm me
    And when I feel I can't go on, you come and hold me
    It's you and me forever

    Sara smile
    Won't you smile a while for me, Sara

    If you feel like leaving, you know you can go
    But why don't you stay until tomorrow?
    If you want to be free, you know, all you got to do is say so
    And when you feel cold, I'll warm you
    And when you feel you can't go on, I'll come and hold you
    It's you and me forever

    Sara smile
    Won't you smile a while for me, Sara
    Sara smile
    Won't you smile a while for me, Sara

    Smile
    Won't you smile a while for me, Sara
    Oh smile a while, won't you laugh Sara
    Make me feel like a man not keeping me crazy crazy
    Smile a while

Comments: 33

  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenI guess it's better to be named "Sara" for this song than Starship's song that bore that name.
  • Jim from Youngstown OhioWow 28 years and then goodbye that must have really stung a bit for both parties. I was married to the most fantastic person I have ever met and after 20 years she died of Breast Cancer I can't bring myself to be with another women. It just hurts so much. R.I.P. Sweetie.
  • Ian from Turners Hill, UkBeautiful song - a perfect rendition of it is sung by Rumer, honestly Google for it or search on a streaming service, it is just brilliant.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn January 25th 1976, "Sara Smile" by Daryl Hall and John Oates entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and on June 20th it peaked at #4 (for 2 weeks) and spent over a half-year on the Top 100 (28 weeks)...
    It reached #18 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary Tracks chart...
    In 2009 Jimmy Wayne released a covered version; it peaked at #31 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles chart (Hall & Oates provided back-up vocals on the record)...
    The same Hall & Oates' record preceded and also succeeded "Sara Smile" on the Top 100; "She's Gone" first entered the chart in February 1974 and reached #60 and then it re-entered the Top 100 two years later in July 1976 and this time it peaked at #7.
  • Birdie from Cebu, PhilippinesMy boyfriend let me listen to this song one day...and then he said that it tell the truth about what he feels...Now, this becomes our song...It's you and me forever...the line he keeps telling me.
  • Peter from Wilbraham, MaThis is just a beautiful song, I love listening to it very often.
  • Joel from Junction City, KsI was in love with a girl named Sarah in college. Sadly we never got together. I still love this tune though.
  • Danny from Your Town, IaSomething about that 70's vibe. Songs such as "I can't tell you why," "Miracles," and "Sarah Smile," all have that vibe. I don't know if its the bass that is brought up or the soul that is put into it, but I wish someone would bring it back!
  • Sara from Union City, TnI love this song! Growing up I always hated my name "Sara" because it was so common however my mom would always sing this to me. Over the years my name and this song have grown on me and I now love both of them.Beautiful song!
  • Gary from Hull, United Kingdomnice song beautifully sung.
  • Kendra from Milwaukee, WiSandra Allen is My Mother and I love that song so much
  • Kendra from Milwaukee, Wion the sara smile record there was a Sandra Allen who sung in the back ground of this song
  • Clare from Bury St Edmunds, United KingdomI remember this song from my teens. It really is a feelgood song. Have only recently come accross it again and love it as much now as I did back then. Clare Suffolk. UK
  • Jennifer from Orion, Mii have a 9 yr old cousin named sara u always think of her when i hear it she's my baby girl if any guy sings it to hgher before she is at least 17 they better look out :) actually thats my song fo her its you and me 4ever
  • Lalah from Wasilla, AkThis song was a #1 hit when my sister gave birth to my niece Sara. She was premature and spent the first three months of her life in an uncubator. We feared she wouldn't live but every time this song played on the radio I had hope. I'm pleased say she's a mother of two now.
  • Craig from Everett, WaTo me, Sara Smile is one third of the trinity of Hall and Oates, the others being Rich Girl and She's Gone. It's such a hauntingly beautiful song, and you can hear the love Darryl had for Sara come through in the song.
  • Kenyatta from Jackson, MsSARAH SMILE IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE OLDIES I'M YOUNG BUT BY LISTING 2 OLD SONGS THEY ACTUALLY TELL U ABOUT LIFE SITUATIONS BUT ITS A VERY GOOD SONG
  • Matt from Rochester, NyYes, probably the best song of the romantic adult-contemp/R&B sub-genre I have ever heard. It also evokes memories for me (seems like it does for a lot of people!). Mine are, alas, not good. It reminds me of a girl (not named Sara) who I dated briefly over 15 years ago. I stopped seeing her to start seeing someone else who I didn't date for long thereafter. I wonder if I had not done that, would me and this other girl have been more successful? Oh the folly of youth, and the sentimental foolishness of experience! No winning for losing it seems, but life does go on.
  • Bruce from Woodbridge, VaMy grandfather just passed away recently. This was his and my grandmother's wedding song. Her name is obviously Sara. And the song has been in my head since he passed 27 October 2006.
  • Joel from Columbia, ScThis song makes me sad. I used to have a crush on this girl named Sarah at work. She had a boyfriend at the time.
  • Tony from Atlanta, GaThis song is a timeless classic... Baby hair with a womans eyes
    I can feel you watching in the night
    All alone with me and were waiting for the sunlight
    When I feel cold you warm me
    When I feel I cant go on you come and hold me
    Its you... and me forever....
  • Jay from Atlanta, GaDonna, my fellow Hoosier, Bob Dylan had a song called Sara, Fleetwood Mac also had a song called Sara, also Rascal Flats recorded a song called Sarah Beth, hope this helps.
  • Linda from Scottsdale, AzDaryl Hall refers to Sarah Allen as his "doctor" in a July posting on his website. What's the deal? Together or not? They put on a GREAT show last night in Phoenix. He is really looking thin, but obviously recovered from his Lyme disease- full of energy and sounding good.Does anyone know how tall he is?
  • Donna from Anywhere, InI did not know about Darryl. Sad to hear that.
  • Aj from Cleveland, GaYeah, I heard about the Lyme disease. I hope he gets better
  • Alex from New Orleans, LaSad news: Daryl Hall has been diagnosed with Lyme's disease on July 10,2005. Wish him luck.
  • Sarah from Glenn Mills, PaIts so exciting to know that there is actually a song written about my name. Its not so often when you hear a song singing about "sarah"
    -Sarah,Naples,Florida
  • Aj from Cleveland, GaI love Hall and Oates! I love the song, it has that 70s vibe to it. '
  • Phil from San Jose, CaHall and Oates had more #1 hits then any other rock group!
  • Zac from Gastonia, Alsarah I got one its called brickhouse check it out
  • Sarah from Sydney, Australiaive never heard this song but its as close as i will get to a song being written about me. I fu know any songs written about a sarah let me know
  • Manny from Columbus, OrAs I remember, Kasey Kasem once stated that this song was one of the first on R&B charts by white artists.
  • Carl from Boston, MaSara Allen showed up at a recent (July 2003)show with Daryl Hall and he pointed her out while on stage. I don't know if that means they are back together but it didn't appear to anyone that they were "just friends".
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