Temptation

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composition date
1933
genre
Film
songwriter(s)
Nacio Herb Brown
Arthur Freed
related performer(s)
Bing Crosby

First attempt

Crosby sang this Nacio Herb Brown song in the film, Going Hollywood. He remembered it as “my first attempt at presenting a song dramatically.” It became a huge hit and allowed him to expand his repertoire.

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