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Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter”: Bill Wyman’s Isolated Bass

Editor’s note: This week is Isolated Bass Week III. Follow along and be sure to check out all of the Isolated Bass Week archives too.

Today’s isolated bass track features Bill Wyman’s bass line on the Rolling Stones tune “Gimme Shelter” – the opening track on the Stones’ 1969 release, Let It Bleed.

As with many of these isolated tracks, the bass line becomes even more remarkable – don’t you think?