Junior Murvin

Junior Murvin

Junior Murvin

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Top Songs

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Police & Thieves
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Bad Weed
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Roots Train
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Tedious
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Solomon

Albums

  • Cool Out Son

    Mar 2021 • 1 song

  • Rescue Jah Children / Instrumental Dub Version
  • Apartheid

    Apr 2010 • 10 songs

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Junior Murvin

Biography

Best known for his all-time classic "Police and Thieves," Junior Murvin was gifted with a unique, feather-light falsetto that inspired some of Lee "Scratch" Perry's most unearthly productions. Murvin wasn't exactly the most prolific reggae star of the late '70s, yet such is the stature of "Police and Thieves" and its accompanying album of the same name that Murvin would still be a legend even if he'd never recorded another note. And, indeed, comparatively few listeners heard much of his sporadic subsequent work. Junior Murvin was born Murvin Junior Smith, likely in 1949 in Por...
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