Junior Murvin

Real Name:
Murvin Junior Smith
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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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Albums

MLPS 9499 Junior Murvin - Police & Thieves album art Junior Murvin Police & Thieves (Album, Comp) Island Records MLPS 9499 US 1977 Sell This Version
D.A.T.C. 007 Junior Murvin - Bad Man Possee album art Junior Murvin Bad Man Possee (Album) Dread At The Controls D.A.T.C. 007 UK 1982 Sell This Version
GREL 70 Junior Murvin - Muggers In The Street album art Junior Murvin Muggers In The Street (Album) Greensleeves Records GREL 70 UK 1984 Sell This Version
none Junior Murvin - Best Of album art Junior Mervin* Best Of(LP, Album) Sunset Records (2) none Jamaica 1985 Sell This Version
GREL95 Junior Murvin - Apartheid album art Junior Murvin Apartheid (Album) Greensleeves Records GREL95 Jamaica 1986 Sell This Version
LL LP 030, LLLP-030 Junior Murvin - Signs & Wonders album art Junior Murvin Signs & Wonders (Album) Live & Learn Records, Live & Learn Records LL LP 030, LLLP-030 US 1988 Sell This Version
SUNCD 009 Junior Murvin - World Cry album art Junior Murvin World Cry(CD, Album) Sunvibe Records SUNCD 009 Austria 2000 Sell This Version
IDYCD007 Junior Murvin - Inna De Yard album art Junior Murvin Inna De Yard (Album) Makasound IDYCD007 France 2007 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

BI 527 Junior Murvin - The Hustler album art Junior Mervin* The Hustler (Single) Big Shot BI 527 UK 1969 Sell This Version
none Junior Murvin - Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid album art Junior Mervin* / Earl Smith* & The Upsetters Junior Mervin* / Earl Smith* & The Upsetters - Philistines On The Land / Bingo Kid Upsetters none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
none Junior Murvin - Roots Train album art Junior Mervin* Roots Train (Single) Upsetters none Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
C-510 Junior Murvin - Rescue Jah Children album art Junior Murvin & The Chariot Riders Junior Murvin & The Chariot Riders - Rescue Jah Children Wild Flower C-510 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
WF-513 Junior Murvin - Police And Thief album art Junior Murvin Police And Thief (Single) Wild Flower WF-513 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
WF-536 Junior Murvin - False Teaching album art Junior Murvin False Teaching(7") Wild Flower WF-536 Jamaica 1976 Sell This Version
IPR 2001 Junior Murvin - Tedious album art Junior Murvin Tedious Orchid IPR 2001 UK 1977 Sell This Version
IPR 2010 Junior Murvin - Closer Together / Dreadlocks In The Moonlight album art 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
none Junior Murvin - Roots Train / Memories album art Junior Mervin* Roots Train / Memories(12") Upsetters none Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
none Junior Murvin - Bad Weed / Closer Together album art Junior Mervin* Bad Weed / Closer Together(12") Upsetters none Jamaica 1977 Sell This Version
JGMD8066 Junior Murvin - Cool Out Son album art 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
WIP 6539 Junior Murvin - Police And Thieves / Soldier And Police War album art 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
none Junior Murvin - Cool Out Son album art 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
none Junior Murvin - Load Shedding album art Junior Mervin* Load Shedding Hit none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
none Junior Murvin - Load Shedding album art Junior Mervin* Load Shedding(12", Single) Hit none Jamaica 1979 Sell This Version
12WIP 6539 Junior Murvin - Police And Thieves album art Junior Murvin Police And Thieves (Single) Island Records, Island Records 12WIP 6539 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ARK 007 Junior Murvin - Cross Over / I'm In Love album art Junior Mervin* Cross Over / I'm In Love Black Ark International ARK 007 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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