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Merry Clayton


Gospel singer best known for singing backing vocals on the Rolling Stones classic "Gimme Shelter" and for her performance as the Acid Queen on the 1972 recording of The Who's "Tommy" with the London Symphony Orchestra. See full bio »

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Known For

Dirty Dancing Soundtrack
(1987)
9½ Weeks Background Vocal at Porno House
(1986)
Lionheart Soundtrack
(1990)

Filmography

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 2000 A Private Affair (TV Movie)
Betty
 1994 Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Movie)
Verna Dee Jordan
 1991 Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue
Gospel Singer
 1987-1988 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Verna Dee Jordan
- A Fair Shake: Part 2 (1988) ... Verna Dee Jordan
- A Fair Shake: Part 1 (1988) ... Verna Dee Jordan (credit only)
- Button, Button (1988) ... Verna Dee Jordan
- A Class Act (1988) ... Verna Dee Jordan
- Land of the Free (1988) ... Verna Dee Jordan
 1987 Maid to Order
Audrey James
 1986 9½ Weeks
Background Vocal at Porno House
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Alternate Names:

The Merry Clayton Singers
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Trivia:

Was a member of the Raspberries, who sang backing vocals for many artists between the late-'60s and the mid-'70s.

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Capricorn

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