“Sara Smile” is a song written and recorded by the American musical duo Hall & Oates.
It was released in January 1976 as the second single from their album Daryl Hall & John Oates. The song was the group’s first Top 10 hit in the US, reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
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“Sara Smile” was the second single released from Hall & Oates’ 1975 self-titled album for RCA Records. Co-written by both halves of the duo, it was Hall & Oates’s breakthrough single, with a #4 peak on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1976.
It was written about Hall’s then-girlfriend, Sara Allen. The couple was together for almost 30 years before breaking up in 2001.