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Smiles
Words & Music by J. Will Callahan & Lee S. Roberts - 1917
Verse:
G            E7 A7 D7 G
-            C#dim D         C#7 Em7       A7 D7
G            E7 A7 D7 G
D           C#7 Em7     D#dim Em7  F#m   Em7  A7 D7
Chorus:
D7 - - -           Am7  D7
G - - -                    Gm
B7 - Em -
A7 Em7       A7 D7        Cm6 D7
G7 - - -
C - - -
A#dim - G -
D7        Am7 -            D7 G -  (D7 to chorus)
8-beat intro.  Play 4-beats for each cell, reading from left to right.
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Verse:
Dearie, now I know just what makes me love you so,
Just what holds me and enfolds me in its golden glow;
Dearie, now I see 'tis each smile so bright and free,
For life's sadness turns to gladness when you smile on me;
 
Chorus:
There are smiles that make us happy,
There are smiles that make us blue;
There are smiles that steal away the teardrops,
As the sunbeams steal away the dew;
There are smiles that have a tender meaning,
That the eyes of love alone may see,
And the smiles that fill my life with sunshine,
Are the smiles that you give to me.
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Listen to Jim play "Smiles" on the plectrum banjo (click here)
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Arranged by Jim Bottorff
 
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