Who Sang When You're Smilin'? Booker Ervin

Booker Ervin Down in the Dumps cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1986
length: 3:12
producer: Tom Wilson
tenor saxophone: Booker Ervin
bass: George Tucker
membranophone: Al Harewood
piano: Nat Phipps
trumpet: Eddie Howell
vocal: Barbara Long
Some other versions of "When You're Smilin'"

Lyrics
I saw a blind man,
He was a kind man,
Helping a fellow along,
One could not see,
One could not walk,
But they both were humming this song;

When you're smiling, When you're smiling,
The whole world smiles with you,
When you're laughing, When you're laughing,
The sun comes shining through,
But when you're crying you bring on the rain,
So stop your sighing be happy again,
Keep on smiling 'cause when you're smiling,
The whole world smiles with you.

I used to worry,
I used to hurry,
Each time it started to rain,
Now I see light,
Learned wrong from right,
And you'll never hear me complain;

When you're smiling, When you're smiling,
The whole world smiles with you,
When you're laughing, When you're laughing,
The sun comes shining through,
But when you're crying you bring on the rain,
So stop your sighing be happy again,
Keep on smiling 'cause when you're smiling,

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Down in the Dumps
  • 2 Well, Well
  • 3 Mister Wiggles
  • 4 When You're Smilin'
  • 5 Dee da Do
  • 6 You Don't Know What Love Is
  • 7 Autumn Leaves
  • 8 The Trolley Song

  • Release information
    label: Savoy Jazz
    country(area): Europe
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 0035627082610
    script: Latin