Things (Bobby Darin song)
|Single by Bobby Darin|
|from the album Things and Other Things|
|B-side||"Jailer Bring Me Water"|
|Recorded||June 19, 1961|
|Bobby Darin singles chronology|
"Things" is a song which was written and recorded by Bobby Darin in 1962. Released as a single, it reached No.3 in the U.S., No.2 in the U.K., and No.3 in the first-ever official Irish Singles Chart, published by RTÉ in October 1962. It was later covered by Ronnie Dove and became a Top 30 country hit for him.
In 1962, Darin began to write and sing country music, with hit songs including "Things". It was the final Darin single released on the Atco Records unit of Atlantic Records before he began recording for Capitol Records. While vault material would continue to be issued on Atco, Darin would later return to Atlantic Records.
Darin's next hits after "Things" were "You're the Reason I'm Living" (U.S. No.3), and "18 Yellow Roses" (U.S. No.10) on Capitol Records, which Darin joined in 1962 (he returned to Atlantic four years later).
Ronnie Dove version
|Single by Ronnie Dove|
|from the album New Old-Fashioned Love|
|B-side||"Here We Go Again"|
|Producer(s)||Ken Revercomb for Mike Curb Productions|
|Ronnie Dove singles chronology|
In 1975, pop and country singer Ronnie Dove recorded the song for Melodyland Records, Motown’s country label. His version reached #25 on the country chart that year, and became Ronnie’s highest charting country hit.  It was released on an album called “New Old-Fashioned Love” in 1977, which was released on M.C. Records only as a promotional album sent to radio stations. 
Italian singer Remo Germani made a cover in 1962 called "Baci".
- Nancy Sinatra (2000). Movin' with Nancy (Song listing). Chatsworth, CA: Image Intertainment.
- Things - Anne Murray at billboard.com
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 242.
- Sentimental Journey (Emmy Rossum album)