Under The Covers: Others Artists Covering Beatles Songs: ‘Things We Said Today’- Jackie DeShannon. The other day “Bette Davis Eyes’ was the featured #1 song- which was co-written by Jackie DeShannon. Today on The Beatles covers- Jackie DeShannon- who got her biggest break when she toured with The Beatles on their first tour in 1964 sings The Beatles “Things We Said Today’ from the A Hard Day’s Night soundtrack. The DeShannon version is from 1978 and peaked at #35 on the US Adult Contemporary single chart. For the past dozen years Jackie DeShannon has been a correspondent on The Beatles for the radio show Breakfast With The Beatles.