Published in 1933 "Temptation" (Freed - Brown) was first recorded by Bing Crosby for the MGM film "Going Hollywood", the working title was "Paid to Laugh". "Temptation" charted on Billboard for 12 weeks peaking in the top five.

The Everly Brothers cover charted for 15 weeks in 1961 reaching the top thirty. "Temptation" did much better on other world charts