Gimme Shelter


By The Rolling Stones


Intro

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


Verse 1

C#

Ooh, a storm is threatening my very life today

C#

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 2

C#

Ooh, see the fire is sweepin, our very streets today

C#

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 3 (Not in JHG Cover)

C#

Mmm, the flood is threatening, my very life today

C#

Gimme, gimme shelter, or I'm gonna fade away


Chorus (Not in JHG Cover)

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