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Merry Clayton: The Spotlight's on Merry

Mike Jahn, Baltimore Sun, 5 March 1972

MICK JAGGER, the satin-pants Satan, is o-o-o-ing ominously through 'Gimme Shelter'. He is doing all right, rocking the boat but not overturning it. But behind him is this incredible female voice.

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