Dandelion Radio
Dandelion Radio
Dandelion Radio
Home page
Latest station news & Dandelion related events
Dandelion Radio's broadcast schedule
What you can hear in this month's shows
Profiles of our DJs
Tracklist archive for previous shows
Background info and history
Dandelion Radio's Festive 50 results
Dandelion Radio related compilations and releases
Photos of Dandelion staff and events
Sign our guestbook
How to get in touch
Recommended websites
Dandelion Radio is
fully licenced with:
PRS For Music - Performing Right Society PPL - Phonographic Performance Limited
Listen to Dandelion Radio - click here for web player or one of the links to the right to open the audio stream Listen to Dandelion Radio with media players such as Winamp, iTunes & RealPlayer Listen to Dandelion Radio with Windows Media Player

'Broadcast One' - Dandelion Radio's 1st compilation album

NEWS:
22 hours of December shows - plus 2021 Festive 50 arriving from Christmas day.

Artist Info

Junior Murvin

Junior Murvin
Image from Discogs
Powered by Audioscrobbler™Junior Murvin (born Murvin Junior Smith, circa 1949, Port Antonio, Jamaica; died 2 December 2013, Port Antonio, Jamaica) was a Jamaican reggae musician. He is best known for the single "Police and Thieves", produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry in 1976. 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 No. 23 in the UK Singles Chart in 1980. The song was influential, and it was recorded by the punk rock pioneers The Clash on their debut album, released in 1977. Australian musician Paul Kelly made a reference to Murvin in his Christmas song, "How To Make Gravy".

Since then Murvin recorded other albums for Mikey Dread, 1982's Bad Man Possee; Junjo Lawes & the Roots Radics, 1984's Muggers In The Streets and King Jammy, 1986's Apartheid, as well as a string of singles for Joe Gibbs and The Mighty Two. More recently he has released an album of acoustic versions of his songs for Earl Chinna Smith in the Inna de Yard series.

Murvin continued to tour regularly. His most recent released recording was a single entitled "Wise Man", released on the London-based Dubwise record label in 1998. His song "Cool Out Son" was featured on the soundtrack for the video game, Skate 3, which was released in 2010.

For a comprehensive biography, go to: http://www.reggae-vibes.com/concert/juniorm/juniormu.htm
Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
Artist biography from last.fm




Some other places to look for information:
last.fm
Discogs
MusicBrainz