I Do Love You

Billy Stewart

About I Do Love You

"I Do Love You" is a song written and performed by Billy Stewart. It reached #6 on the U. S. R&B chart and #26 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1965. The song was featured on his 1965 album, I Do Love You. The song was arranged by Phil Wright. Stewart re-released the song as a single in 1969 which reached #94 on the Billboard Hot 100. This song also sounds loosely based around the last 30 seconds of The Impressions song . "I've Been Trying" from their 1964 album "Keep On Pushing"


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1997
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Billy Stewart

Billy Stewart (March 24, 1937 – January 17, 1970) was an American musical artist, with a highly distinctive scat-singing style, who enjoyed popularity in the 1960s. more »

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Genre Definition
"I Do Love You" is a song in the genre of R&B(Soul), which was indeed popularized in the 1960s.
Release Date
Billy Stewart released the song in 1965.
Chart Performance
"I Do Love You" peaked at number six on the Billboard R&B chart and number 26 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Album Inclusion
The song is included in Stewart's album "I Do Love You," which is his second studio album.
Recording Label
"I Do Love You" was recorded under the label of Chess Records, a notable record label in the American blues music industry.
Legacy
The song is considered one of Billy Stewart's signature pieces and remains a staple in his discography.
Covers
"I Do Love You" has been covered by numerous artists including such eminent figures like Barbara Mason and GA-20.
Song Duration
The original track "I Do Love You" has a duration of 2 minutes and 59 seconds.
Billy's Style
The song showcases Billy's unique scatting and vocal improvisation that set him apart in the 1960s music panorama.
Use in Media
"I Do Love You" has been featured in numerous media outlets over the years, including television series and films like "The L Word" and "Ali".

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