Sadly, singer Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes died from complications related to a stoke in Sherman Oaks two days ago (Jan. 26). The Marvelettes were the first highly successful female group on the Motown label in the '60s. They were best-known for their classic 1961 single "Please Mr. Postman," which topped the Billboard Pop and R&B charts, giving Motown its first No. 1 hit.
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