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Friday, January 9, 2009

I'll Never Smile Again

By Ruth Lowe
1939

Tommy Dorsey brought this tune to light, with the help of a boy singer named Frank Sinatra. Their recording spent a record-setting 12 weeks in the number-one spot on Billboard's singles chart during the summer and fall of 1940, making it an instant standard. Sinatra would re-record the song nearly 20 years later as a solo artist at Capitol Records.

Lyrics:

I'll never smile again,
Until I smile at you.
I'll never laugh again,
What good would it do?

For tears would fill my eyes,
My heart would realize,
That our romance is through.

I'll never love again,
I'm so in love with you.
I'll never thrill again,
To somebody new.

Within my heart
I know I will never start
To smile again,
Until I smile at you.

Recorded By:

Glenn Miller
Michael Buble
The Ink Spots
Billie Holiday
Keely Smith

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