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 1978
Genre Country
Length 3:17
Label RCA Records
Songwriter(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"

"You're The Only One"
"Sweet Summer Lovin'"
"Starting Over Again"

"Sweet Summer Lovin'" a song written by Bud Reneau and Blaise Tosti, and recorded by American entertainer 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.) It also topped the charts in Yugoslavia.

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
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[2] 7
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 77
US Adult Contemporary (Billboard)[4] 41
Canadian RPM Country Tracks 6
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 8
Yugoslavian Singles Chart 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book Of Top 40 Country Hits: 1944-2006, Second edition. Record Research. p. 262. 
  2. ^ "Dolly Parton Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Dolly Parton Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Dolly Parton Chart History (Adult Contemporary)". Billboard.

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