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21/08/1961 Marvelettes release 'Please Mr. Postman'

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Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (1965) HD 0815007

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The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (1961)

The Marvelettes recording features lead singer Gladys Horton hoping that the postman has brought her a letter from her boyfriend, who is away at war. The accompaniment is provided by the Funk Brothers, including Marvin Gaye on drums. The Marvelettes' version later appeared in a bar fight scene in the film Mean Streets, directed by Martin Scorsese.
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