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Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter

Key Facts

Directed by: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
Produced by: Porter Bibb, Ronald Schneider
Cinematography: The Maysles Brothers, Gary Weis
Edited by: Joanne Burke, Robert Farren, Ellen Giffard, Kent McKinney
Studio: Maysles Films, Penforta
Distributed by: Cinema 5 Distributing
Released: 13 December 1970 (UK)
Running time: 91 min

Film Info

Gimme Shelter is a 1970 documentary film chronicling the last weeks of The Rolling Stones' 1969 US tour, which culminated in the disastrous Altamont Free Concert, where a member of the audience (Meredith Hunter) was stabbed to death by a member of the Hells Angels who were providing security at the concert.

Track Listing

- "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
- "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
- "You Gotta Move"
- "Wild Horses" (in studio at Muscle Shoals)
- "Brown Sugar"
- "Love in Vain"
- "Honky Tonk Women"
- "Street Fighting Man"
- "Sympathy for the Devil"
- "Under My Thumb"
- "Gimme Shelter"

Other performers include Ike and Tina Turner, Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers.


Who is your favourite Stone?

Mick Jagger
Keith Richards
Ronnie Wood
Charlie Watts