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The Marvelettes - Motown's first successful female vocal group.

The Marvelettes - Please Mr Postman - #1 hit 1961. Motown's first successful female vocal group, the Marvelettes are most notable for recording the company's first #1 Pop hit, "Please Mr. Postman."

Motown/Tamla Records' first U.S. #1 hit was "Please Mr. Postman" by the Marvelettes. What other sounds do you remember from these stylish ladies? (Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

The Marvelettes' Wanda Rogers had one of the sexiest voices at Motown. Hear her fabulous lead vocal on "Here I Am Baby" (1968) in my board, "My Music: The Girls".

Motown's First Girl Group, The Shirelles

Motortown Revue | 1960s 3/6 by Black History Album, via Flickr

The Marvelettes. Girl Groups

motown group The Temptations, 1967.

Martha and the Vandellas were an American vocal group who found fame in the 1960s with a string of hit singles on Motown's Gordy label. They became well known for hits such as "Heatwave", "Dancing In The Street", "Nowhere To Run", "Quicksand", "I'm Ready For Love", "Honey Chile", "Jimmy Mack" and "Bless You".

The Crystals - best remembered for the hit singles "He's A Rebel", "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me".

The Marvelettes — Gladys Horton, Wanda Rogers & Katharine Anderson

The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s.