An Unknown Backup Singer, And Her Miraculous Night With The Rolling Stones
By OAN Reporting Staff Thursday, November 2, 2017 @ 07:58 AM US/Pacific
It's the song played in three, yes, THREE Martin Scorsese movies. Mick Jagger and the song-stealing backup singer, Merry Clayton, who was called in last-minute wearing her pajamas and hair rollers, tells the story about that hit-making night in the recording studio. "Gimme Shelter" was recorded on this day in 1969.