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Junior Murvin - Police And Thieves flac album

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Performer: Junior Murvin
Title: Police And Thieves
Country: Jamaica
Released: 1976
Style: Dub, Roots Reggae
Category: Reggae
Rating: 4.5 ✦

Reggae: The Essential Album. Авторы текста и музыки. Lee Scratch Perry, Junior Murvin. UMG (от лица компании "Island Records"); LatinAutor - UMPG, UMPG Publishing, UBEM, CMRRA, BMI - Broadcast Music In. LatinAutor" и другие авторские общества (2).

Police and Thieves" (. Police and Thief") is a reggae song first recorded by the falsetto singer Junior Murvin in 1976. It was covered by the punk band The Clash and included on their self-titled debut album released in 1977. The song was originally written by Junior Murvin. Murvin approached Lee "Scratch" Perry in May 1976 and auditioned the song at Perry's Black Ark studio; Perry decided to record the song the same afternoon, and decided to alter the lyric slightly.

Police and Thieves is an album by Junior Murvin and backing band The Upsetters, released in 1977. Along with The Heptones' Party Time and Max Romeo's War Ina Babylon, this album is considered part of a Black Ark Lee 'Scratch' Perry-produced "holy trinity". All tracks composed by Junior Murvin and Lee "Scratch" Perry; except where indicated.

Title on front cover & spine: Police & Thieves Title on centre labels: Police And Thieves. On back cover: Recorded at Black Ark Studios Kingston Jamaica Printed in England by Robor Limited. Matrix, Runout (A label): ILPS 9499-A. Matrix, Runout (B label): ILPS 9499-B. Police & Thieves ‎(LP, Album).

This song was co-written by Junior Murvin with the legendary reggae producer Lee "Scratch" Perry. At a session at Perry's famous Black Arc studio in Jamaica, Murvin and his backing band The Upsetters were jamming on a version, when out of nowhere lyrics, structure and melody all came together and Perry made the snap decision to record the song in that form that very day. The next day a dub remix and alternative versions were recorded, and by the end of that week the record was released and gaining heavy airplay in Jamaica.

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Junior Murvin had a huge hit with Police & Thieves, which was made even more well known, when The Clash covered it. Junior has such a beautiful and smooth voice, very much influenced by singer's like Sam Cooke. Again, like many of the Jamaican artists, he writes these beautiful protest songs. Big fan of this record.

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A Junior Murvin Police And Thieves 3:55
B The Upsetters Grumbling Dub 3:10

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mango – MS-2002


  • Producer – Lee Perry
  • Written-By – Junior Murvin (tracks: Murvin), Lee Perry (tracks: Perry)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): MS 2002 A STERLING
  • Mould SID Code (Side B): MS 2002 B STERLING

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WF-513 Junior Murvin Police And Thief ‎(7") Wild Flower WF-513 Jamaica 1976
none Jinior Murvin* Police & Thief ‎(7", MP, RP) Upsetter none Jamaica Unknown
MML-1203, MML-1204 Junior Murvin Police & Thief ‎(7") Upsetter, Upsetter MML-1203, MML-1204 Jamaica Unknown
none Junior Murvin Police & Thief ‎(7", Single, RE) Upsetter none Jamaica 1999
none Junior Murvin Police & Thief ‎(7", RE) Upsetter none Jamaica Unknown