Temptation (Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed song)

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"Temptation"
Song by Bing Crosby
Published1933
Composer(s) Nacio Herb Brown [1]
Lyricist(s) Arthur Freed [1]
Producer(s) Wesley Rose [1]

"Temptation" is a popular song published in 1933, with music written by Nacio Herb Brown and lyrics by Arthur Freed.

Bing Crosby recording

The song was introduced by Bing Crosby in the 1933 film Going Hollywood. Crosby recorded the song with Lennie Hayton's orchestra on October 22, 1933, [2] and it reached the No. 3 spot in the charts of the day during a 12-week stay. [3] He recorded it again with John Scott Trotter's Orchestra on March 3, 1945 [4] and also for his 1954 album Bing: A Musical Autobiography.

Other notable recordings

Other performances in popular culture

Bibliography

  • Who Wrote that Song Dick Jacobs & Harriet Jacobs, published by Writer's Digest Books, 1993

References

  1. ^ a b c Rice, Jo (1982). The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits (1st ed.). Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 58. ISBN  0-85112-250-7.
  2. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p.  104. ISBN  0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved April 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Gilliland, John. (197X). "Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #16 - All Tracks UNT Digital Library". Digital.library.unt.edu. Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  6. ^ " The Gramophone". August 1946.
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p.  222. ISBN  0-89820-083-0.
  8. ^ Gilliland, John. (197X). "Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #20 - All Tracks UNT Digital Library". Digital.library.unt.edu. Retrieved 2021-02-06.
  9. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 181.
  10. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 214.