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This song is by Nat King Cole and appears on the album The Nat King Cole Story (1961).

This song is a cover of "Smile" by Charlie Chaplin.
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Smile tho' your heart is aching
Smile even tho' it's breaking
When there are clouds in the sky
You'll get by

If you smile
Thro' your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You'll see the sun come shin-ing thro' for you

Light up your face with gladness
Hide ev-'ry trace of sadness
Altho' 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 worth-while

If you just smile

Song Info

This song first appeared as an instrumental composed by Charlie Chaplinin the 1936 film Modern Times. It was not known as "Smile" until 1954, when the lyrics were added and the song was recorded by Cole.


Music by:

Charlie Chaplin

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