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It was time to smile on this day

Not the happiest of reasons behind this song...

Published at 5:44pm 22nd February 2018. 1-minute read.

It was time to smile on this day

Time to smile on this day (22nd Feb) in 1975!

Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel went to Number One in the UK with 'Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)'.

But there particularly happy reasons behind this song.

Steve said the lyrics were actually aimed at former bandmates who he felt abandoned him.

Listen back and see if you can spot it now:

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