Pinterest • The world’s catalog of images
from Rolling Stone

'Gimme Shelter' Singer Merry Clayton: Just a Shot Away

Merry Clayton, the female voice behind The Stones' "Gimme Shelter," and she did it in the middle of the night while she was heavily pregnant. The woman is every bit as good as Aretha. Maybe better.

7
2

Background Vocalist @Music Biz Mentor.com : Merry Clayton has worked with Joe Cocker , Areatha Franklin , Ray Charles & Bee Gee's to name a few . She is on some of the classic songs

8
2

Video/singing by Merry Clayton-Gimme Shelter. Love this soul version. She did original lyrics on the Stones release.

7
4
from Washington Post

Backup singers move out of the background in ‘20 Feet From Stardom’

Backup singers move out of the background in ‘20 Feet From Stardom’ Photo Victoria Will / Invision / AP - From left, Judith Hill, Merry Claton, Darlene Love, Tata Vega and Lisa Fischer from the film "20 Feet from Stardom. For more go to: www.washingtonpost.com

104
19
2