The song “I Do Love You” by Billie Stewart was one of the most popular songs during the early 1960s.
It reached number one on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart for two weeks in 1962, and became a major commercial success.
The song has been covered several times since its initial release.
Billy Stewart – Wikipedia: “I Do Love You” is a ballad composed by Burt Bacharach with lyrics written by Hal David.
A version sung by Elvis Presley topped charts worldwide as well as reaching 13 on the R&B Single Chart in America when first released.
On September 27th 1963 it went to number 12 on BBC Radio London’s ‘Pick of the Pops’.
The song was originally called I Don’t Know Why.
But after an argument between Billy and his record producer Jerry Fuller.
He changed it to I Do Love You while they were driving home together from their recording session at Bell Sound Studios in New York City.