Gladys Horton

Horton sang "Please Mr. Postman" with the Marvelettes. She was just 15 when she recorded <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP0000008988" title="Motown Records" href="/topic/business/media-industry/music-industry/motown-records-ORCRP0000008988.topic">Motown Records</a>' first No. 1 pop single in 1961. The group had six top 20 singles, including "Beachwood 4-5789," "Don't Mess With Bill" and "Playboy."  Horton is pictured above, at left, with Katherine Anderson and Wanda Young of the Marvelettes. She was 65.  <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gladys-horton-20110128,0,369214.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a>

( Motown archive / March 13, 2014 )

Horton sang "Please Mr. Postman" with the Marvelettes. She was just 15 when she recorded Motown Records' first No. 1 pop single in 1961. The group had six top 20 singles, including "Beachwood 4-5789," "Don't Mess With Bill" and "Playboy." Horton is pictured above, at left, with Katherine Anderson and Wanda Young of the Marvelettes. She was 65. Full obituary

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