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Gimme Shelter (1969) by The Rolling Stones

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Gimme Shelter (Song)

performed by The Rolling Stones

December 5, 1969
 
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Oh, a storm is threatning 
My very life today 
If I dont get some shelter 
Oh yeah, Im gonna fade away 
 
War, children, its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
War, children, its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
 
Ooh, see the fire is sweepin 
Our very street today 
Burns like a red coal carpet 
Mad bull lost its way 
 
War, children, its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
War, children, its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
 
Rape, murder! 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
 
Rape, murder! 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
 
Rape, murder! 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
 
The floods is threatning 
My very life today 
Gimme, gimme shelter 
Or Im gonna fade away 
 
War, children, its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
Its just a shot away 
I tell you love, sister, its just a kiss away 
Its just a kiss away 
Its just a kiss away 
Its just a kiss away 
Its just a kiss away 
Kiss away, kiss away