Junior Murvin

Real Name:
Murvin Junior Smith
Profile:
Junior Murvin (born Murvin Junior Smith, circa 1946 or 1949, Port Antonio, Jamaica, died 2013, Port Antonio, Jamaica) was a Jamaican reggae musician, best known for the single "Police and Thieves" produced by Lee Perry in 1976 (and covered by The Clash in 1977). Murvin's soaring voice and the infectious rhythm made "Police and Thieves" into an international hit during the summer of that year. It peaked at #23 in the UK Singles Chart in 1980.
He died Monday 2, December 2013.
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MLPS 9499 Police & Thieves — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Police & Thieves (Album, Comp) Island Records MLPS 9499 US 1977 Sell This Version
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D.A.T.C. 007 Bad Man Possee — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Bad Man Possee (Album) Dread At The Controls D.A.T.C. 007 UK 1982 Sell This Version
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GREL 70 Muggers In The Street — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Muggers In The Street (Album) Greensleeves Records GREL 70 UK 1984 Sell This Version
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none Best Of — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Best Of(LP, Album) Sunset Records (2) none Jamaica 1985 Sell This Version
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GREL95 Apartheid — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Apartheid (Album) Greensleeves Records GREL95 Jamaica 1986 Sell This Version
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LL LP 030, LLLP-030 Signs & Wonders — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Signs & Wonders (Album) Live & Learn Records, Live & Learn Records LL LP 030, LLLP-030 US 1988 Sell This Version
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SUNCD 009 World Cry — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin World Cry(CD, Album) Sunvibe Records SUNCD 009 Austria 2000 Sell This Version
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IDYCD007 Inna De Yard — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Inna De Yard (Album) Makasound IDYCD007 France 2007 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

BI 527 The Hustler — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* The Hustler (Single) Big Shot BI 527 UK 1969 Sell This Version
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MS-2002 Police And Thief — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin, The Upsetters Junior Murvin, The Upsetters - Police And Thief (Single) Wild Flower MS-2002 US 1976 Sell This Version
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none Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* / Earl Smith Junior Mervin* / Earl Smith - Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid (Single) Upsetters none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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none Roots Train — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Roots Train (Single) Upsetters none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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C-510 Rescue Jah Children — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin & The Chariot Riders Junior Murvin & The Chariot Riders - Rescue Jah Children Wild Flower C-510 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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WF-536 False Teaching — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin False Teaching(7") Wild Flower WF-536 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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none Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid — Junior Murvin Juuior Mervin*, Earl Smith & The Upsetters Juuior Mervin*, Earl Smith & The Upsetters - Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid(7", M/Print) Upsetters none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
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IPR 2001 Tedious — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Tedious Orchid IPR 2001 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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IPR 2010 Closer Together / Dreadlocks In The Moonlight — Junior Murvin The Upsetter Revue Featuring Junior Murvin The Upsetter Revue Featuring Junior Murvin - Closer Together / Dreadlocks In The Moonlight(12", Ltd) Island Records IPR 2010 UK 1977 Sell This Version
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none Roots Train / Memories — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Roots Train / Memories(12") Upsetters none Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
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none Bad Weed / Closer Together — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Bad Weed / Closer Together(12") Upsetters none Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
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JGMD8066 Cool Out Son — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* And Welton Irie And Prince Weedy Junior Mervin* And Welton Irie And Prince Weedy - Cool Out Son Joe Gibbs Music JGMD8066 US 1979 Sell This Version
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WIP 6539 Police And Thieves / Soldier And Police War — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin / Jah Lion Junior Murvin / Jah Lion - Police And Thieves / Soldier And Police War (Single) Island Records WIP 6539 Ireland 1979 Sell This Version
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none Cool Out Son — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* / Joe Gibbs & The Professionals Junior Mervin* / Joe Gibbs & The Professionals - Cool Out Son (Single) Heavy Duty (2) none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
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none Load Shedding — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Load Shedding Hit none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
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none Load Shedding — Junior Murvin Junior Mervin* Load Shedding(12", Single) Hit none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
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12WIP 6539 Police And Thieves — Junior Murvin Junior Murvin Police And Thieves (Single) Island Records, Island Records 12WIP 6539 UK 1980 Sell This Version

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mikeydilli

mikeydilli

June 14, 2011
any information of a tune called Judas by Junior Murvin produced by Linval Thompson?there's a vocal mix on a cd called The Best Of Thompson Sound, but I'm after it on vynyl with the dub mix.
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