Junior Murvin 1949-2013
Reggae star Junior Murvin has sadly passed away at the age of 67. The singer who was responsible for one of the genre's iconic songs, "Police and Thieves", first found stardom with the Lee "Scratch" Perry-produced hit in 1976. He subsequently released his debut album on Island Records and continued to record right up until his death. (MORE)>
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