Gimme Shelter

The Rolling Stones Rock Song's Lyrics and Chords
Gimme Shelter
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[Intro]

C# B A E A E A E A E B

[Verse]

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Ooh, a storm is threatening my very life today
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If I don’t get some shelter, oh yeah I’m gonna fade away

[Chorus]

C# B A E A E A E A E B
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B C#
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away

[Verse]

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Ooh, see the fire is sweepin, our very streets today
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Burns like a red coal carpet, mad bull lost its way

[Chorus]

C# B A E A E A E A E B
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B C#
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away, yeah

[Verse]

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Mmm, the flood is threatening, my very life today
C#
Gimme, gimme shelter, or I’m gonna fade away

[Chorus]

C# B A E A E A E A E B
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
It’s just a shot away, it’s just a thought away, it’s just a shot away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
I said, love, sister, it’s just a kiss away, it’s just a kiss away
C# B A E A E A E A E B
It’s just a kiss away, it’s just a kiss away, kiss away, kiss away, yeah

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