Robert Bateman

Real name
Robert Bateman
April 30, 1936
October 12, 2016
United States
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R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, talent scout, and engineer from Detroit, who played a key part in the early success of the Motown Records label in the early 1960s; inducted into the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame in 2016
Member of
The Satintones 1957-1961
The Rayber Voices


Added by Denis

Songs written by Robert Bateman

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Love That Can Never Be Robert Bateman, Janie Bradford, Richard "Popcorn" Wylie The Satintones January 1961 Unverified
Angel Berry Gordy, Robert Bateman, Sonny Sanders, Charles Leverett The Satintones May 12, 1961 Covered by The Marvelettes
Don't Leave Me Smokey Robinson, Brian Holland, Berry Gordy, Robert Bateman Marv Johnson - Vocal Accompaniment by The Rayber Voices August 6, 1959 Covered by (2 artists)
Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam) Brian Holland, Marty Coleman, Robert Bateman, Ron Dunbar, Stuart Avig, Jerry Light, Art Glasser The Valadiers October 23, 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
I Fell in Love (For the Very First Time) Robert Bateman, Ronald Mosley, Kenneth Drake Hollon The Undertakers 1965 Covered by The Flakes
If You Need Me Wilson Pickett, Robert Bateman, Sonny Sanders Wilson Pickett 1963 Covered by (28 artists)
I Know How It Feels Brian Holland, Robert Bateman, Janie Bradford, Richard "Popcorn" Wylie Satintones June 24, 1961 Covered by The Marvelettes
I'm Gonna Love You Robert Bateman Wilson Pickett June 1963 Covered by (2 artists)
I've Got a Notion Brian Holland, Robert Bateman, George Fowler Henry Lumpkin November 1960 Covered by (2 artists)
Playboy Brian Holland, William Stevenson, Robert Bateman, Gladys Horton The Marvelettes April 9, 1962 Covered by (7 artists)
Please Mr. Postman Brian Holland, Robert Bateman, Freddie Gorman, Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett The Marvelettes August 21, 1961 Covered by (84 artists)
Right Now and Not Later Robert Bateman, Kenneth Drake Hollon, Ronald Moseley The Shangri-Las August 1965 Covered by The Sirens [rock]
Twistin' Postman Brian Holland, William Stevenson, Robert Bateman The Marvelettes November 29, 1961 Covered by Jeff and The Atlantics featuring Cathe

Adapted songs