Smile

Album: The Ultimate Tony Bennett (1959)
Charted: 73
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  • Smile though your heart is aching
    Smile even though it's breaking
    When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by
    If you smile through your fears and sorrow
    Smile and maybe tomorrow
    You'll see the sun come shining through for you

    Light up your face with gladness
    Hide every trace of sadness
    Although a tear may be ever so near
    That's the time you must keep on trying
    Smile, what's the use of crying
    You'll find that life is still worthwhile
    If you just smile

    That's the time you must keep on trying
    Smile, what's the use of crying
    You'll find that life is still worthwhile
    If you just smile Writer/s: Charles Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner
    Publisher: Tratore
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Frederic from VirginiaSome years ago one of the teenage girls in our community was killed by her boyfriend. In the funeral service one of her girl friends sang this song, unaccompanied, from the organ loft in the rear of the church. It was one of the most moving moments of my 78 years.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 10th 1962, Ferrante & Teicher's instrumental covered version of "Smile" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #98; and the following week it rose to #95 and that was also its last week on the Top 100...
    And besides Mr. Bennett's, two other covered versions made the Top 100; Timi Yuro's peak at #42 in 1961 and in 1965 the version by Jerry Butler & Betty Everett's also reached #42.
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