Temptation Eyes

Album: More Golden Grass (1970)
Charted: 15

Songfacts®:

  • Written by Dan Walsh and Harvey Price, this is the favorite of all the songs that they have written. In addition, lead singer Rob Grill describes it as his "all-time favorite Grass Roots song." It's about a temptress who drives the singer wild, even though he can't have her for himself. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Jerro - New Alexandria, PA

Comments: 8

  • Scott Hoyt from Nashville, TnBill Jordan, the guitarist is Terry Furlong. Sonia, only Rob sang on Temptation Eyes. The other main, lead singer in the group was Warren Entner, who you can hear trading vocals with Rob on "Midnight Confessions". Later, (and seen in this video) is Dennis Provisor, who sang lead as well, most notably on "Walking Through The Country" and "I Can Turn Off The Rain".
  • Bill Jordan from Near Washington, DcWho is the guitarist on the right with the stars on his shirt?
  • Sonia from Las VegasDoes anyone know the names of the singers that sang Temptation Eyes by the Grass Roots besides Rob Grill? Thanks!
  • Bob from New Port Richey, Florida"Temptation Eyes" is a winner on my Spotify play list! Great song!
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 20th 1970, "Temptation Eyes" by the Grass Roots entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #68; and fourteen weeks later on March 28th, 1971 it peaked at #15 {for 1 week} and spent 18 weeks on the Top 100...
    Between 1966 and 1976 the Los Angeles-based quartet had twenty-one Top 100 records; three made the Top 10, "Let's Live for Today" {#8 in 1967}, "Midnight Confessions" {#5 in 1968}, "Sooner or Later" {#9 in 1971}...
    Bassist and lead singer "Rob" Grill passed away on July 11th, 2011 at the age of 67...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Rick from Belfast, Mewhat a great song........great music and great vocals.....this is what the late 60's and 70's music was all about!!!!!!
  • Lisa from Eveleth, Mnthis is an aesome song, i love the grass roots
  • Camille from Toronto, OhOh, yeah, excellent song! Especially the break in the singer's voice towards the end of the song,"....lookin' through my,my,my soul". Has a great bass line that drives the chorus.
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