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Great Balls of Fire
Studio album by Dolly Parton
Released June 23, 1979
Recorded Los Angeles, 1979
Genre Country
Label RCA
Producer Greg Perry, Dean Parks
Professional reviews
Dolly Parton chronology
Heartbreaker
(1978)
Great Balls of Fire
(1979)
Dolly, Dolly, Dolly
(1980)
Singles from Great Balls of Fire
  1. "You're the Only One"
    Released: June 9, 1979
  2. "Sweet Summer Lovin'"
    Released: September 1, 1979
  3. "Great Balls of Fire"
    Released: September 1, 1979

Great Balls of Fire was a 1979 Dolly Parton album that attempted to maintain Parton's winning streak on the pop charts. The album's first single, "You're the Only One", topped the U.S. country charts in mid 1979 (#59 pop), while the followup single, "Sweet Summer Lovin'", was a top ten country hit (#77 pop). The album included two covers: the title song, a remake of a Jerry Lee Lewis hit from 1957; and The Beatles hit "Help!".

In conjunction with Parton's 2007 European tour, BMG Germany (a division of Sony/BMG) released the album for the first time on CD. It was paired with 1980s Dolly, Dolly, Dolly on a double CD.

Track listing

  1. "Star of the Show" (Dolly Parton)
  2. "Down" (Parton)
  3. "You're the Only One" (Carole Bayer Sager, Bruce Roberts)
  4. "Help!" (John Lennon - Paul McCartney)
  5. "Do You Think That Time Stands Still?" (Parton)
  6. "Sweet Summer Lovin'" (Blaise Tosti)
  7. "Great Balls of Fire" (Otis Blackwell, Jack Hammer)
  8. "Almost In Love" (Parks-Thiele)
  9. "It's Not My Affair Anymore" (French)
  10. "Sandy's Song" (Parton)

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