The Smile He Took Away

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written by Brian Woodbury

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She used to light the room. She’d share her smile so freely.
A laugh for everyone. And I was hers completely.

But she was never mine. The words I wanted to say…
I guess I missed my chance for that sweet smile he took away

At first he came to stare. So tough and yet so helpless.
He found her welcome eyes, and burned until she melted.

Too soon it was too late. I never asked her to stay.
By now I should move on, but for that smile he took away.

And she’s still smiling in my mind.
And I’m still hanging on to that lifeline,
That once-in-a-lifetime.

Guess what? He broke her heart. She’s gone where he can’t find her.
To try and start again, and put that life behind her.

I saw her in this bar. She’s just the same to this day
same voice and hair and face, all but the smile he took away

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from Town and Country, released September 1, 2011
lead vocal Rob Shapiro; bass Dan Schwartz; drums Joe Berardi; electric guitars, pedal steel, co-arranging Marc Muller; fiddle Gabe Witcher; acoustic guitar Brian Woodbury

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Town and Country Los Angeles, California

Town & Country is a joint venture into Americana by LA singer/frontman Rob Shapiro and songwriter/producer Brian Woodbury.

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