SmileWords & Music by John Turner, Geoffrey Parsons & Charles Chaplin
Recorded by Tony Bennett, 1959 (#70)
First used in the 1936 movie "Modern Times"
D D9 Smile, though your heart is aching, DM7 D9 Smile, even though it's breaking; D6 Fdim Em Cdim B7 When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by B7sus4 Em B+ Em7 Em6 If you smile through your fear and sorrow, Gm C9 Smile, and maybe tomorrow D DM7 D6 Em B+ A6 A7 You'll see the sun come shining through for you. D D9 Light up your face with gladness, DM7 D9 Hide ev'ry trace of sadness, D6 Fdim Em Cdim B7 Although a tear may be ev - er so near, B7sus4 Em B+ Em7 Em6 That's the time you must keep on trying, Gm C9 Smile - what's the use of crying? D9 D DM7 D6 Em B+ You'll find that life is still worth while (First time) A6 A7 D Bm7 Em7 A7sus4 A7 If you'll just smile. (Last time) A6 A7 D DM7 D6 If you'll just smile.