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Please Mr Postman [CD]

Marvelettes Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (1 Jan 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Hallmark
  • ASIN: B006GP3SFC
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 154,991 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Listen  1. Angel 2:330.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. I Want a Guy 2:410.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Please Mr. Postman 2:310.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. So Long Baby 2:540.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. I Know How It Feels 2:590.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Way Over There 2:280.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Happy Days 2:090.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. You Don't Want Me No More 2:410.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. All the Love I Got 2:280.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Whisper 2:360.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Oh I Apologize 2:500.99  Buy MP3 

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It is often forgotten that whilst the Motown legend was made thanks to the chart topping exploits of The Temptations and The Supremes, among others, it was The Marvelettes who scored the label's first number one hit. Not only that, but the song Please Mr Postman was created by a member of the group, Georgia Dobbins, who would then see the song get polished up into a superb piece of pop/R&B. In order to capitalise on this success, Motewn wasted little time in recording an album, although there was no picture of the group to be found anywhere on the cover!

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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Unspohisticated Soul 19 Jan 2012
Format:Audio CD
This album was released following the success of the eponymous single which reached number 1 on the US charts in December 1961, 15 weeks after its entry (at number 95), giving Motown its first chart topper. The Marvelettes got better and better and went on to make some of Motown's best singles, and even some great albums, until the end of 1969, but none reached the top again, and in fact only two (out of 23) made the top 10. In the UK the group passed under the radar, scoring only one minor hit in 1967 (When You're Young and In Love).

I'm a huge fan, but this album really is pretty dull, despite input from such illustrious writers as Smokey Robinson and Brian Holland, and a hands-on production by Berry Gordy. The songs are unmemorable, the arrangements clunky and the girls don't sound comfortable with them. A couple found their way onto the B side of later singles which is an indication of their quality in itself. For completists only.

The tracks are in a different order from those on the original album.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Marvelettes Deliver! 3 Jan 2013
By John - Published on
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Awesome!!! The Original Letter is inside of the CD. The music is that incredible Detroit Sound. Once You Hear WAIT OH WAIT WAIT A MINUTE MR. POSTMAN. You are taken on an incredible timeless journey. Simply loved it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Our postman loved it!!! 14 Feb 2014
By Carol Ann St. John - Published on
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I like to buy unusual gifts for people. Our postman, Steve, is about the age this song was popular.
He loved it!
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1.0 out of 5 stars Horrible quality 14 May 2013
By tomcat - Published on
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Original Recording...enough said. Stay away from Original Recording. These CDs should not be sold without a disclaimer. Cant listen more than once.
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