Merry Clayton

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    Yes (Remastered 2003)Merry Clayton
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    Gimmie ShelterMerry Clayton
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    Keep Your Eye On The SparrowMerry Clayton
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    Poor White Hound DogMerry Clayton

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        Best known for her background vocal work on the Rolling Stones' legendary single "Gimme Shelter," Merry Clayton had a long and successful career as backup singer, solo artist, and actress. Born December 25, 1948 (hence the rather "holiday" feel of her first name), in New Orleans, LA, Clayton recorded tracks with Elvis Presley, the Supremes, Ray Charles, and Joe Cocker, as well as being a member of Ray Charles' Raelettes in the early '60s. Her solo debut, "The Doorbell Rings," wa... Read more

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