August marks the 44th anniversary of the release of Dolly Parton’s 1979 country song “Sweet Summer Lovin’.” The song reached number 7 on the US country charts, making it the first Dolly Parton single in two years not to top the charts. However, it was still a commercial success, reaching gold certification in the United States.
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Sweet Summer Lovin’ is also the recurring theme – ironically – of July’s chart-topping posts on X, the app formerly known as Twitter. Here’s some stats from July’s top 5 posts, as at the 31st:
- Allegory of Summer was posted to X on July 25, 2023. It was viewed 435.9K times and retweeted 2,375 times. It was also liked by our audiences 15.5K times and bookmarked 861 times.
- Lady Godiva was posted to X on Jul 28, 2023. It was viewed 520.3K times and retweeted 1,947 times. It was also liked by our audiences 14.8K times and bookmarked 385 times.
- The Girl Who Writes was posted to X on July 30, 2023. It was viewed 536.4K times and retweeted 2,382 times. It was also liked by our audiences 16.8K times and bookmarked 359 times.
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Allegory of Summer – 1905 – Franz Bohumil Doubek – Czech Republic
Allegory of Summer is a thought-provoking painting that captures the essence of the season, as depicted by Franz B Doubek in 1905.
Allegory of Summer by a Czech artist called Franz Bohumil Doubek. pic.twitter.com/FwOiIIncUN
— Academia Aesthetics (@AcademiaAesthe1) July 24, 2023
Fall of the Rebel Angels – 1720 – Sebastiano Ricci – Italy
Sebastiano Ricci’s The Fall of the Rebel Angels is a grand-scale Baroque masterpiece, a vivid portrayal of the timeless struggle between good and evil.
Girl Who Writes – 1863 – Giovanni Spertini – Italy
Girl Who Writes is an 1863 masterpiece that’s widely considered to be a serene and tranquil window into artist Giovanni Spertini’s own artistic journey.
Lady Godiva – 1861 – John Thomas – England
Lady Godiva is a marble statue based on the legend of Lady Godiva. It is located in England and was sculpted in 1862 by British sculptor John Thomas.
Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss – 1793 – Antonio Canova – Italy
Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss is a Neoclassical sculpture by Antonio Canova that captures the moment Cupid’s kiss revives the mortal, Psyche, from sleep.
Psyche revived by Cupid’s kiss by Antonio Canova. pic.twitter.com/xNDmdpRf6f
— Academia Aesthetics (@AcademiaAesthe1) July 20, 2023
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