I wanted to mention Merrys own version of GS before already.So how come she did that track for her solo album? And I even remember that it was advertised with her role in the Stones song. Doesn't really make sense . .
It is with deep regret, but also deep gratitude, that we announce the following about our beloved Merry Clayton. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, Merry was involved in a major automobile accident in Los Angeles, California. Merry sustained severe injuries to her lower body, including major trauma to her lower extremities. We are truly grateful that our dear Merry is still with us.
What makes this even more sad is that if not for her website posting this, nobody would have known. Living here in Los Angeles, a celebrity obsessed place this somehow didn't get picked up at all until her website put it out five days later and then only Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter have it. No L.A. Times, not even skanky TMZ.
I hope she recovers, but her injuries sound severe. Given all the artists she's helped support vocally over time, all with success and some with great success, I hope all her costs are covered.