'Please Mr. Postman:' From Marvelettes To Carpenters Cover

By Kellar Ellsworth
'Please Mr. Postman' again and again and again. Source: discogs.com

"Please Mr. Postman" by the Marvelettes and later The Carpenters is one of the most successful pop or R&B compositions ever. This ode to snail mail frustration topped the Billboard pop chart twice, as performed by the two (very) different acts, and in its original version was also a #1 R&B hit. It also earned the fairly rare honor of being recorded and released by The Beatles

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