An Illustrated History of Race Relations in America #17


The Marvelettes' "Please Mr. Postman" was released with this illustration to deliberately conceal the race of the performers (1961).

2 comments:

Sock MonKey 1 said...

Do we know that for a fact?

WillyC said...

I believe it is generally accepted by music historians to be correct.

For example

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/culture/mickbrown/8084087/Motown_in_black_white_and_gay/