"Please Mr. Postman" as written by and William/dobbins Garrett....
(Stop)
Oh yes, wait a minute
Mr. Postman
(Wait)
Wait Mr. Postman

(Please Mr. Postman look and see)
Oh yeah
(If there's a letter in your bag for me)
Please, please, Mr. Postman
(Why's it takin' such a long time)
Oh yeah
(For me to hear from that boy of mine)

There must be some word today
From my boyfriend so far away
Please Mr. Postman look and see
If there's a letter a letter for me

I've been standin' here
Waitin' Mr. Postman so patiently
For just a card or just a letter
Sayin' he's returning' home to me

Mister Postman
(Mister Postman look and see)
Oh yeah
(If there's a letter in your bag for me)
Please, please, Mr. Postman
(Why's it takin' such a long time)
Oh yeah
(For me to hear from that boy of mine)

So many days you passed me by
See the tears standin' in my eyes
You didn't stop to make me feel better
By leavin' me a card or a letter

Mister Postman
(Mister Postman look and see)
Oh yeah
(If there's a letter in your bag for me)
Please, please, Mr. Postman
(Why's it takin' such a long time)
Why don't you check it and see one more time for me
You gotta wait a minute, wait a minute
Wait a minute, wait a minute Mr. Postman
Ooh Mr. Postman
(Mr. Postman look and see)
C'mon deliver the letter, the sooner, the better
Mr. Postman
Aaah


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"Please Mr. Postman" as written by Freddie Gorman Brian Holland

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  • +1
    General CommentHaha, when I was eight I did this song with a friend at the talent show. Brings back some great memories.

    You miss your boy and your hoping for a letter from him. I've waited by the letter box before. :p
    smooth_annon May 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentActually... this is originally a Marvelettes tune. Beatles recorded a nice version, but I'd have to say that the original, and Carpenters version (both of which hit #1 on the charts) completely overshadow the Beatles on this one.
    If i had a Nickelon January 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPersonally I think this song is about a Girlfriend or wife waiting for a letter from a Boyfriend or Husband who's away at war abroad. it makes sense to me
    Donnachieon January 19, 2016   Link
  • -1
    General CommentA Beatles cover. Haha.

    I love singing this song, although it's kind of shallow for me. :):)
    handsdown4dbeatleson February 28, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General CommentWow, really? No, about the shallow thing that I've said, what I mean is that if you'll compare it with 'Across The Universe' (of The Beatles) it would be overshadowed.

    Oh well, do you still wait for the postman? I just wait for e-mails actually.

    I never caught a postman posting letters in my house. If I did, I'd sing this song to him.
    handsdown4dbeatleson July 22, 2006   Link

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