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Rolling Stones - Gimmie Shelter (Chord)
Submitter: eric_steinmetz (23) on 9/28/03
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GIMME SHELTER- The Rolling Stones
Written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards

Standard Tun9ing: E-B-E-G#-B-E
INTRO (same as chorus) w/ Tremolo - C#->B->->A->B->C#

Verse
C# (sus)
Ooh, a storm is threatening my very life today
If I don't get some shelter, oh yeah I'm gonna fade away
 
CHORUS 1
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 2 
Ooh, see the fire is sweepin, our very streets today
Burns like a red coal carpet, mad bull lost its way
CHORUS 2

Solo
CHORUS 3:
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 
Rape, murder, it's just a shot away, it's just a shot away
Rape, murder, it's just a shot away, it's just a shot away, yeah

Verse
Mmm, the flood is threatening, my very life today
Gimme, gimme shelter, or I'm gonna fade away
 
CHORUS 4:
War, children, it's just a shot away, it's just a shot away
It's just a shot away, it's just a thought away, it's just a shot away

CHORUS 5:
I said, love, sister, it's just a kiss away, it's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away, it's just a kiss away, kiss away, kiss away, yeah
 
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