Apr 12, 2021-- "When the Rolling Stones released "Gimme Shelter" in 1969, everyone recognized Mick Jagger. But at the time, no one knew who that voice -- you know the one -- belonged to.It was Merry Clayton, one of the most in-demand back-up singers of her day." In the decades that ensued she rose to prominence, but her ascending trajectory was put on hold when a car accident resulted in the amputation of both her legs. "Now, almost seven years after her accident, Merry Clayton is back with a new solo album, Beautiful Scars." This NPR pieces shares more. (3509 reads)
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