The Female Backing Vocal That Made “Gimme Shelter” A Haunting Classic

From the haunting opening chords to the final fade out, "Gimme Shelter" is one of the Rolling Stones' rawest tunes, all storms and war and bleak outlook on the world at large. And while the British boys did their thing, Merry Clayton's powerful, piercing backing vocal truly made the song—and the story behind the… » 7/28/14 7:00pm 7/28/14 7:00pm