"Police & Thieves" is a well known reggae song first recorded in the Jamaican reggae version with the falsetto singer Junior Murvin from 1976 (Island WIP 6316) and one year later in the punk-reggae version with The Clash.
The song is written by Murvin and the man who originally produced the song, Lee "Scratch" Perry. The studio band was jamming and Murvin was playing with words at Perry's Black Ark Studio when suddenly sound, rhythm, melody and lyrics appeared in… read more
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