There was an interesting story in the Washington Post today 1/4/2021 about the legendary Billy Stewart. A documentary filmmaker produced the film about Billy. At 9 PM on Monday 1/4/21 the film "Fat Boy: The Billy Stewart Story" will be broadcast on WHUT-TV. It's described as a loving look at an artists whose hits included, "I Do Love You," "Sitting in the Park," and two versions of "Summertime" from "Porgy and Bess."

It is stated in the article that Billy's career could have equaled that of another native son of Washington, Marvin Gaye, but his life was cut short in 1970.

In addition to tonight's 9 PM broadcast the show will rerun on WHUT at 1 AM on Tuesday. It is scheduled to air on PBS stations in February.

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