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Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "Gimme Shelter" was created from the combined efforts of both the singer and the guitarist. Richards had been working on the song's signature opening in London while Jagger was working on the film Performance. The song takes the form of a churning mid-tempo rocker. It begins with a rhythm guitar intro by Richards, followed by Jagger's lead vocal. On the recording of the album, Jagger said in a 1995 interview with Rolling Stone… read more

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  • Avatar for StokesAA
    Martin Scorsese's anthem :)
  • Avatar for somepixiessong
    When her voice cracks at 3:02 and Mick says "woohoo!"... so damn powerful, gets to me every single time.
  • Avatar for venicechance
    Perhaps the Stones' most enduring song.
  • Avatar for BenevolentWind
    The best song about Vietnam written by people who had no stake in the game
  • Avatar for pteronophobic
    Still relevant, sadly.
  • Avatar for Chumsicles
    you shut your face tibijack. this song has been happening for the past 50 years
  • Avatar for Lord_Kur
    fake fans? ever think they are commenting on the actual studio version of the song?
  • Avatar for fifi4039
    RAPE, MURDER!
  • Avatar for Polly_Reveur
    Música inesquecível ^^
  • Avatar for alvarito27
    Master piece!!

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