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Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter

Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter
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Name: Merry ClaytonTrack name: Gimme Shelter

Hometown: New Orleans

Who? One of rock’n’roll and gospel’s greatest voices.

Why now? Having sung backing vocals for the likes of The Stones – and released her own great records – Clayton is taking centre stage right now. Both her album the Best Of Merry Clayton and the 20 Feet From Stardom soundtrack – which she features on – are released on Monday (24 March), while Clayton figures in the film itself which is out next week (28). See the trailer below.

Hear more:Twentyfeetfromstardom.com

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