Sweet Summer Lovin'

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"Sweet Summer Lovin'"
Single by Dolly Parton
from the album Great Balls of Fire
B-side "Great Balls of Fire"
Released September 1979
Recorded 1979
Genre Country
Label RCA Nashville
Writer(s) Bud Reneau
Blaise Tosti
Producer(s) Dean Parks
Gregg Perry
Dolly Parton singles chronology
"You're The Only One"
"Sweet Summer Lovin'"
"Starting Over Again"

"Sweet Summer Lovin'" the title of a song written by Bud Reneau and Blaise Tosti, and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton. It was released in September 1979 as the second single from the album Great Balls of Fire. "Sweet Summer Lovin'" reached number 7 on the U.S. country charts.[1] (It was the first Dolly Parton single in two years not to top the charts.)

Though not a double-A-sided single, per se, the flip side, Parton's cover of "Great Balls of Fire", did receive a fair amount of radio airplay during the single's chart tenure.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles 7
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 77
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 41
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 6
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 8


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 262. 

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