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Merry Clayton on ‘Gimme Shelter,’ ‘Tapestry’ and Her New Release

The singer on the Stones’ classic: “They played me the song and asked if I could put somethin’ on it…I said, ‘Stop and tell me what all this stuff means.'”

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That Haunting Vocal On ‘Gimme Shelter’

When you hear “Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away” on this Rolling Stones hit, does it give you chills? It’s Merry Clayton, who was just 20-years-old at the time.

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