Robert Bateman

Robert Bateman

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A Village Romeo and Juliet - Music drama in six scenes from Gottfried Keller's novel, Scene VI. The Paradise Garden: Dance and song, all day long! (Vagabonds)



Robert Bateman played a key part in the early success of Motown Records having been a staff producer, a talent scout, and engineer with the label in the early '60s. He also co-wrote the million-selling "Please Mr. Postman," Motown's first number one pop smash. "...Postman" hit number one two times performed by two different acts. Bateman also co-wrote the classic ballad "If You Need Me" with Wilson Pickett and Sonny Sanders. Solomon Burke's version parked at number two R&B for f... Read more

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