"Gimme Shelter (Rolling Stones Cover)" as written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards....
GIMME SHELTER
WRITERS MICK JAGGER, KEITH RICHARDS

Oh, a storm is threatening My very life today If I don't get some shelter Oh yeah, I'm gonna fade away War, children, it's just a shot away It's just a shot away War, children, it's just a shot away It's just a shot away Ooh, see the fire is sweeping Our very street today Burns like a red coal carpet Mad bull lost its way War, children, it's just a shot away It's just a shot away War, children, it's just a shot away It's just a shot away Rape, murder! It's just a shot away (2x) Rape, murder! It's just a shot away (2x) Rape, murder! It's just a shot away (2x) The floods is threatening My very life today Give, give shelter Or I'm gonna fade away War, children, it's just a shot away It's just a shot away (4x) I tell you love, sister, it's just a kiss away It's just a kiss away (4x) Kiss away, kiss away






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"Gimme Shelter" as written by Mick Jagger Keith Richards

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    My OpinionA rather apocalyptic song, but that doesn't matter really, in the context: this was recorded with Tom Jones singing, a CD sold to help charities for homeless people. This is one of my favourite Stones songs, and the lads do it justice here. Tom Jones is an awesome singer. What a pairing! I wonder if they were in the studio together?
    Blodon October 19, 2010   Link

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