Please Mr. Postman
"Please Mr. Postman" is the first single of The Marvelettes on the Motown record label. This was the first Motown song to reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart. The song was released in the summer of 1961.
The song was also recorded by The Carpenters in 1974. Their single also hit #1 on Billboard Hot 100.
- David Rowley, All Together Now (UK: Matador, 2013), pp. 145–46
- Mitch Rosalsky, Encyclopedia of Rhythm & Blues and Doo-Wop Vocal Groups (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002), p. 377