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The Marvelettes: Girl Groups of the 1960s (Look & Listen)… Please Mr. Postman…Motown’s 1st number one pop hit, 1961.L to R: Katharine Anderson, Wanda Rogers, Gladys Horton
The Marvelettes Motown's first successful female vocal group, the Marvelettes are most notable for recording the companies first US #1 pop hit, "Please Mr. Postman", and for setting the precedent for later Motown girl groups such as Martha and the Vandellas and The Supremes. During their eight-year run on the Billboard charts, the group scored nineteen top forty American R&B singles and ten top forty American pop singles. Of these hits, three were top ten pop singles and nine were top ten R&B singles, and one, "Please Mr. Postman," was number one on both charts.
The Marvelettes 1960's/ Rocking those hair bows.
The Marvelettes with big hair and bows, 1960s.
This Day in Music Dec 11th