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This song was published as a marching song in 1915 in London, England by Welch writers George Asaf (George Henry Powell) and his brother Henry Powell, who wrote the music.

Pack Up Your Troubles

Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag,
         Am     F        C
And smile, smile, smile,

C                                                 E7    Am
While you’ve a lucifer to light your fag,
D7                                   G7
Smile, boys, that’s the style.

C                              G7
What’s the use of worrying?

C    F      G7      C         D7       G7
It   nev - er     was   worth   while    so

C                                                                        F
Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag,  and

C         G7      C
smile, smile, smile.