NPR recently wrote an article about the infamous band The Rolling Stones the piece was in honor of their 50th Anniversary for their album All Things Considered. NPR recieved insight to the album from each member of the band. Then Mick Jagger gave his opinion of "Gimme Shelter".
The article was then taken over by Jagger. Jagger talked a bit about Let It Bleed. He shared an interesting story about when they were mixing the song "Gimme Shelter". He thought it would be great to have a woman perform the verse about rape and murder. They called Merry Clayton and she came over in the middle of the night with curlers in her hair. Clayton was able to do her part in one or two takes.
The song "Gimme Shelter" was written in '69 and the inspiration for the song was when war was at the forefront. It is also a song that is used a lot in regards to bad storms. This song still speaks to fans everywhere especially when Sandy hit.
The article in NPR ended up taking a different turn by the middle of the piece. The article stayed with Jagger none of the other band members spoke again. Jagger talks about his routine before a show and one of the most important key things: wardrobe.
NPR could have done a better job by staying with the whole band on the piece. Mick Jagger is a very important part of The Rolling Stones but it wo