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Gimme Shelter

Lyrics

Yeah, a storm is threatenin'
My very life, today
And if I don't get some shelter
Lord, I'm gonna fade away
full lyrics
Yeah, a storm is threatenin'
My very life, today
And if I don't get some shelter
Lord, I'm gonna fade away
full lyrics

Features of This Track

groove based composition
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
demanding instrumental part writing
acoustic rhythm piano
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
mixed minor & major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
electric guitar riffs
an emotional male lead vocal performance
a prominent harmonica part
vocal harmonies
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Awesome tune. My favorite Stones song
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sexyladies19 6 9 6 9
❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
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This is the song. .. jaw clenching, fist pumping, foot stomping, body swaying pure rock masterpiece. Keep me rollin' !!
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This song is one of the best rock and roll songs of all time and it is the stones' best song.
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If you haven't yet, watch 20 Feet From Stardom. Great documentary about about the amazing back up singers of the classic rock era.
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Rock on!!!! ����
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War suck
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Thwe stones 68_74 best creative best
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I will always love the ROLLINGS STONES til I die!! Kisses & hugs too
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dragonlady60 8 8
Yes there was a women singing with them
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dragonlady60 8 8
S T O N E S........FOR E V E R ! ! ! ! !
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sexyladies19 6 9 6 9
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sb_batra
is there a female singer in this song?
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So classic ❤them
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alexandraabe l l a 1 7
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Does it get any better than the Stones.
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ヽ(^。^)丿
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mysteriousst r a n g e r 5 4 5
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Damm
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The Departed.
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❤❤❤❤
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kimready46
❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
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Great song
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⚡️♦️⚡️♦️⚡️♦️
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A comment made by me 5 months

ago, goes to you Italian guy below

And just because you've listened,

heard or been a fan since the 70's

Or whenever it was, does not give

You right to toss around insults like a

Hot potato ROCK ON MUH FRIENDS
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@ italiancurse d : oh yes, your definitely

cursed
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It's just a kiss away ❤
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xhidden99
Today we listen to it ironically while wearing $200 t-shirts
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Timeless classic ... ✌��️
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Sweet.
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Easily my fave by these guys...
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Wish I grew up in this golden age of rock
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Amazing song, true still today ...
I love the Stones❤️
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Leaves me with chills every time I hear it!!
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Good song Gimme Shelter
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\m/ (-_-) \m/
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jonandrews01 3
Best tune they EVER DID!
BLESS U KEITH
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Keith all the way
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hear backup singers voice break
and jagger whoo
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rape, murder is jvst a shot avvay
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Always liked the Stones but since I started listening to them here I've really come to appreciate them .
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F**K A BOY NAMED SUE.I'VE BEEN A stones FAN SINCE THE LATE 60'S
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Brother! Sister! It's just a kiss away....
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Now we know where grunge comes from
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alexandraabe l l a 1 7
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The rube red jewel & lightning bolt that

Follow mean nothing , they just look

✨S✨O✨❤️✨P✨U✨ R T Y
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@ Stanley.schr i e g e r 2 : is that

musician/ban d members or songs
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The✨Stones⚡️ t h a t r o l l
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stanley.schr i g e r 2
What are the top three Rolling Stones ever
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