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Marvelettes' "Please Mr. Postman" Hits No. 1

Dec. 11, 1961 - Reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 today is “Please Mr. Postman,” by the Marvelettes. The recording features lead singer Gladys Horton hoping that the postman has brought her a letter from her boyfriend. The drummer on the song is 22-year-old Marvin Gaye.


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