Billy Stewart

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Billy Stewart (né le 24 mars 1937 à Washington, D.C., mort le 17 janvier 1970 en Caroline du Nord, est un chanteur et un pianiste Afro-Américain de jazz et de scat des années 1960. Il a notamment interprété avec succès "I Do Love You", "Sitting in the Park" ou "Summertime". Il meurt à l'age de 33 ans des suites d'un accident de voiture.

Discographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Singles[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Chess 1625: "Billy's Blues" / "Billy's Blues" (3/1956, with Bo Diddley & His Band)
  • Okeh 4-7095: "Baby, You're My Only Love" / "Billy's Heartache" (1957 with Bo Diddley, backed by The "Marquees")
  • Chess 1820: "Reap What You Sow" / "Fat Boy" (1962) - Billboard #18 R&B, #79 pop
  • Chess 1835: "True Fine Lovin'" / "Wedding Bells" (1962)
  • Chess 1852: "Scramble" / "Oh My, What Can The Matter Be" (1963)
  • Chess 1868: "Strange Feeling" / "Sugar And Spice" (1963) - #25 R&B, #70 pop
  • Chess 1888: "A Fat Boy Can Cry" / "Count Me Out" (1964)
  • Chess 1905: "Tell It Like It Is" / "My Sweet Senorita" (1964)
  • Chess 1922: "I Do Love You" / "Keep Loving" (1965) - #6 R&B, #26 pop
  • Chess 1932: "Sitting In The Park" / "Once Again" (1965) - #4 R&B, #24 pop
  • Chess 1941: "How Nice It Is" / "No Girl" (1965)
  • Chess 1948: "Because I Love You" / "Mountain Of Love" (1965)
  • Chess 1960: "Love Me" / "Why Am I Lonely" (1966) - #38 R&B
  • Chess 1966: "Summertime" / "To Love, To Love" (1966) - #7 R&B, #10 pop
  • Chess 1978: "Secret Love" / "Look Back And Smile" (1967) - #11 R&B, #29 pop
  • Chess 1991: "Every Day I Have The Blues" / "Ol' Man River" (1967) - #41 R&B, #79 pop
  • Chess 2002: "Cross My Heart" / "Why (Do I Love You So)?" (1968) - #34 R&B, #86 pop / #49 R&B
  • Chess 2053: "Tell Me The Truth" / "What Have I Done?" (1968) - #48 R&B
  • Chess 2063: "I'm In Love" / "Crazy 'Bout You, Baby" (1969)
  • Chess 2080: "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" / "We'll Always Be Together" (1969)

Albums[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Chess 1496: I Do Love You (1965) (Billboard #97)
  • Chess 1499: Unbelievable (1965) (Billboard #138)
  • Chess 1513: Billy Stewart Teaches Old Standards New Tricks (1967)
  • Chess 1547: Remembered (1969)
  • Sugar Hill/Chess CH-8401: The Greatest Sides (1982)