Merry Clayton

Profilo:
Soul - gospel - rhythm 'n' blues disco singer - actress

Born on 25.12.1948 in Gert Town, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Wife of the late jazz artist Curtis Amy
Sister of Little Feat's percussionist Sam Clayton.
Debuted at 14 years old in 1962 with the duet with Bobby Darin, "Who Can I Count On? (When I Can't Count On You)".
She recorded first "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" but it was Betty Everett's version that became a hit the same year.
She was one of the original Raelets, the backing vocalists of Ray Charles.
She did back vocals on Neil Young's debut in 1968.
She is best known for her duet with Mick Jagger on "Gimme Shelter", an intense performance that was revisited decades later in the documentary "20 Feet from Stardom", which won both an Oscar and a Grammy.
She is heard at the background of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama".
She went on singing back vocals for Tom Jones, Joe Cocker and Carole King.
Her biggest hit is the uptempo "Yes" out of the 1987 soundtrack "Dirty Dancing"
She released five solo albums through the 70's and one in 1994.
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Albums

SP-77001 Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Gimme Shelter (Album) Ode Records (2) SP-77001 US 1970 Vendi questa versione
SP 77012 Merry Clayton - Merry Clayton artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Merry Clayton (Album) Ode Records (2) SP 77012 US 1971 Vendi questa versione
L35678 Merry Clayton - Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow (Album) Ode Records (2) L35678 Australia 1975 Vendi questa versione
MCA-3200 Merry Clayton - Emotion artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Emotion (Album) MCA Records MCA-3200 Canada 1980 Vendi questa versione
51416 1112 2 Merry Clayton - Miracles artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Miracles(CD, Album) CGI Records (2) 51416 1112 2 US 1994 Vendi questa versione
B0033318-02 Merry Clayton - Beautiful Scars artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Beautiful Scars (Album) Motown Gospel, Motown Gospel B0033318-02 US 2021 Vendi questa versione

Singles & EPs

EAP 1-20560 Merry Clayton - It's In His Kiss artwork dell'album Merry Clayton It's In His Kiss(7", EP) Capitol Records EAP 1-20560 France 1963 Vendi questa versione
5100 Merry Clayton - Nothing Left To Do But Cry / Usher Boy artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Nothing Left To Do But Cry / Usher Boy(7", Single) Capitol Records 5100 US 1963 Vendi questa versione
4984 Merry Clayton - It's In His Kiss / The Magic Of Romance artwork dell'album Merry Clayton It's In His Kiss / The Magic Of Romance(7", Single) Capitol Records 4984 US 1963 Vendi questa versione
5243 Merry Clayton - Knock On The Door artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Knock On The Door(7") Capitol Records 5243 US 1964 Vendi questa versione
5164 Merry Clayton - La La Jace Song (Spanish Boy) / Beg Me artwork dell'album Merry Clayton La La Jace Song (Spanish Boy) / Beg Me(7") Capitol Records 5164 US 1964 Vendi questa versione
S 4583 Merry Clayton - The Mighty Quinn artwork dell'album Brothers And Sisters* Featuring Merry Clayton Brothers And Sisters* Featuring Merry Clayton - The Mighty Quinn(7", Single, Promo) CBS S 4583 UK 1969 Vendi questa versione
ZS7-123 Merry Clayton - The Times They Are A-Changin'  artwork dell'album The Brothers & Sisters Of Los Angeles* Featuring Merry Clayton The Brothers & Sisters Of Los Angeles* Featuring Merry Clayton - The Times They Are A-Changin' (7", Promo) Ode Records (2) ZS7-123 US 1969 Vendi questa versione
AMK-3757 Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter / Good Girls artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Gimme Shelter / Good Girls (Single) Ode Records (2) AMK-3757 Australia 1970 Vendi questa versione
ODE-66016 Merry Clayton - Wouldn't It Be Nice (Record Live At Big Sur) / The Times They Are A Changin' (Recorded Live At Big Sur) artwork dell'album Beach Boys* / Merry Clayton Beach Boys* / Merry Clayton - Wouldn't It Be Nice (Record Live At Big Sur) / The Times They Are A Changin' (Recorded Live At Big Sur) (Single) Ode Records (2) ODE-66016 US 1970 Vendi questa versione
66007, 66.007 Merry Clayton - Country Road / Forget It, I Got It artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Country Road / Forget It, I Got It (Single) Ode Records (2) 66007, 66.007 France 1970 Vendi questa versione
AME-50, 71-1 Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter (EP) artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Gimme Shelter (EP)(7", EP) A&M Records, Ode Records (2) AME-50, 71-1 Mexico 1970 Vendi questa versione
ODE-66011 Merry Clayton - Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing (Black National Hymn) artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing (Black National Hymn)(7", Mono, Promo) Ode Records (2) ODE-66011 US 1970 Vendi questa versione
ODE-66003 Merry Clayton - Gimme Shelter / Good Girls artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Gimme Shelter / Good Girls(7", Single) Ode Records (2) ODE-66003 US 1970 Vendi questa versione
ODK-4456, ODE-66018 Merry Clayton - After All This Time / Whatever artwork dell'album Merry Clayton After All This Time / Whatever (Single) Ode Records (2) ODK-4456, ODE-66018 Australia 1971 Vendi questa versione
10 925 AT Merry Clayton - After All This Time / Steamroller artwork dell'album Merry Clayton After All This Time / Steamroller (Single) Ode Records (2) 10 925 AT Germany 1970 Vendi questa versione
ODK-4926, ODE-66030 Merry Clayton - Oh No, Not My Baby / Suspicious Minds artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Oh No, Not My Baby / Suspicious Minds (Single) Ode Records (2) ODK-4926, ODE-66030 New Zealand 1972 Vendi questa versione
ODE-66030 Merry Clayton - Suspicious Minds / Oh No, Not My Baby artwork dell'album Merry Clayton Suspicious Minds / Oh No, Not My Baby(7", Promo) Ode Records (2) ODE-66030 Canada 1972 Vendi questa versione
ODS 66.301 Merry Clayton - The Acid Queen artwork dell'album Merry Clayton, The London Symphony Orchestra Merry Clayton, The London Symphony Orchestra - The Acid Queen (Single) A&M Records, Ode Records (2) ODS 66.301 France 1972 Vendi questa versione
ODE-66116-S Merry Clayton - If I Lose / One More Ride artwork dell'album Merry Clayton If I Lose / One More Ride Ode Records (2) ODE-66116-S US 1975 Vendi questa versione