How to play gimme shelter on guitar

What guitar does Keith Richards play on Gimme Shelter?


What tuning is Gimme Shelter in?

You will need to tune your guitar to “Open E” in order to play all of the chords of this Stones classic. Starting from the 6th string, tune your guitar to E B E G# B E. Keith Richards employs open tunings throughout a lot of The Rolling Stones’ repertoire to great effect.

Who played the guitar solo on Gimme Shelter?

Keith Richards

Who sings with Mick on Gimme Shelter?

The Rolling Stones

Does Keith Richards play lead guitar?

Richards plays both lead and rhythm guitar parts, often in the same song; the Stones are generally known for their guitar interplay of rhythm and lead (“weaving”) between him and the other guitarist in the band – Brian Jones (1962–1969), Mick Taylor (1969–1975), or Ronnie Wood (1975–present).