There Are Such Things

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"There Are Such Things"
Written by Stanley Adams
Abel Baer
George W. Meyer
Published 1942
Language English
Original artist Frank Sinatra (with Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra)
Recorded by Count Basie
Billy Eckstine
Al Hibbler
Ahmad Jamal
Etta Jones
Al Martino
The Modernaires
The Pied Pipers
Sonny Rollins
Anne Shelton
Norman Simmons
Jo Stafford
Sonny Stitt
Jerry Vale
Sarah Vaughan

"There Are Such Things" is a popular song by Stanley Adams, Abel Baer, and George W. Meyer, published in 1942. The most popular version of the song, by Tommy Dorsey's orchestra with vocals by Frank Sinatra,[1] reached No. 1 on the US best-selling records chart, but many other versions have been recorded since.

Recorded versions[edit]


  1. ^ Gilliland, John (1994). Pop Chronicles the 40s: The Lively Story of Pop Music in the 40s (audiobook). ISBN 978-1-55935-147-8. OCLC 31611854.  Tape 2, side A.
Preceded by
"White Christmas" by Bing Crosby
"I Had the Craziest Dream" by Harry James
The Billboard Best-Selling Retail Records number-one single
January 16, 1943 – February 6, 1943
February 27, 1943
Succeeded by
"I Had the Craziest Dream" by Harry James
"I've Heard That Song Before" by Harry James