Merry Clayton

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Born: 12/24/1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (8)

20 Feet From Stardom 2013 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

A Private Affair 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Wild Orchid 2: Two Shades of Blue 1992 (Movie)

Gospel Singer (Actor)

Cagney & Lacey 1981 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Maid to Order 1987 (Movie)

Audrey James (Actor)

9 1/2 Weeks 1986 (Movie)

Background Vocal at Porno House (Actor)

Blame It on the Night 1984 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Cagney & Lacey: The Return (TV Show)

Actor
Music (7)

The Home Court 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Theme Music

Lionheart 1991 (Movie)

("Shadows at Midnight") (Song Performer)

Cat Chaser 1990 (Movie)

("Shadows at Midnight") (Song Performer)

Maid to Order 1987 (Movie)

("I Can Still Shine" "It's in His Kiss") (Song Performer)

The Nude Bomb 1979 (Movie)

("You're Always There") (Song Performer)

Performance 1970 (Movie)

("Performance" "Poor White Hound Dog") (Song Performer)

Dare to Love (TV Show)

Song Performer

Relationships

Curtis Amy Song

Husband

Sam Clayton Actor

Husband

Milestones

2013

Starred in acclaimed documentary "20 Feet From Stardom"

1988

Highest charting song to date at #45 on the Billboard Top 100 with "yes"

1969

Released her first solo album, "Gimme Shelter"

1968

Sang alongside Mick Jagger in the Rolling Stones song "Gemme Shelter"

1963

Recorded the first version of "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in his Kiss)"

Bonus Trivia

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Was a member of Ray Charles' backing vocals group "The Raelettes"

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