Give the World a Smile

DESCRIPTION: "Are you giving to the world a smile, sunny smile, Helping lessen someone's dreary mile, dreary mile? ... Give the world a bright smile each day, Helping someone on life's dreary way." The singer can make the world better with joy, smiles, a song
AUTHOR: Words: Otis Deaton / Music: M. L. Yandell (source: Abernethy)
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (recording, th Corley Family)
KEYWORDS: religious nonballad music
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Abernethy-SinginTexas, pp. 120-121, "Great God, Attend" (1 text, 1 tune, a copy of a shape note version)
Roud #29160
RECORDINGS:
McDonald Quartet, "Give the World a Smile" (Gennett 6581) (Royal 91519)
File: Aber120

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