The Rolling Stones classic “Gimme Shelter” appeared as the opening to their 1969 album Let It Bleed. Here you can hear a key excerpt from the track in which vocalist Merry Clayton powerfully delivers the line “Rape, murder. It’s just a shot away. It’s just a shot away…” The track was recorded at Sunset Sound and Elektra Studios in Los Angeles and produced by Jimmy Miller.
VOCAL only (Merry Clayton):