Wednesday Night Lo-Fi Blogging
A terrible beauty is born:
Because I'd forgotten -- or never known -- how beautiful the introduction to Gimme Shelter is. I'll give the diamond geezer version an 85 because it's good to dance to:
Although the version from the 70s is better. At least as music:
And then there's Merry Clayton. In the background:
In the foreground:
Of course, now I see "just a shot away" as the purest self-indulgence, and "just a kiss away" as stringent necessity, but we were all young once. Let It Bleed was the second record I ever bought.