It was composed by Charlie Chaplin for his 1936 movie Modern Times. Originally an instrumental soundtrack for the movie, it was released in 1954 by Nat King Cole with wonderful lyrics – “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile – if you’ll just – smile”. The MP3 and midi files (without the lead line) are on the Pop/Rock list.
September 4th is my mother’s birthday. She always had one of her great smiles for me – no matter what. Today, give a stranger one of your smiles – it might be the only sunshine he sees all day.