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Police And Thieves [Box set, Extra tracks]

Junior Murvin Audio CD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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Product details

  • Audio CD (21 Sep 2009)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Box set, Extra tracks
  • Label: Commercial Marketing
  • ASIN: B002L5R73U
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Audio Cassette  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 197,219 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc 1:

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Roots Train (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:44£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Police & Thieves (Single Version)Junior Murvin 4:05£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Solomon (Extened Version)Junior Murvin 3:56£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Rescue Jah Children (Extended Version)Junior Murvin 4:46£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. TediousJunior Murvin 4:41£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. False Teachin' (Album Version)Junior Murvin 4:07£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Easy Task (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:49£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Lucifer (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:14£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Workin' In The Cornfield (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:47£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. I Was Appointed (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:51£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Version Train (aka Roots Train Dub)The Upsetters 3:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Predictions DubThe Upsetters 4:12£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Grumblin' DubThe Upsetters 3:24£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Tedious DubThe Upsetters 4:42£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Teachers Dub (False Teachin' Dub)The Upsetters 3:19£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Police & Thieves Radio Advert #1Junior Murvin0:35£0.79  Buy MP3 


Disc 2:

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. Childhood Sweetheart (Album Version)Junior Murvin 2:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Memories (12" Version)Junior Murvin 8:44£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Rasta Get Ready (Album Version)Junior Murvin 3:13£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Closer Together [feat. Junior Murvin]The Upsetter Revue 6:16£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Roots Train (Special Disco Mix)Dillinger 9:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. False Teachin' (Alternate take)Junior Murvin 3:13£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. I Was AppointedJunior Murvin 4:20£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Cross OverJunior Murvin 3:28£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Cross Over (Dub)The Upsetters 3:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Bad WeedJunior Murvin 4:02£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Soldier And Police WarJah Lion 4:08£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. No JusticeThe Upsetters 2:33£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Magic TouchGlen DaCosta 4:03£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Philistines On The LandEarl Chinna Smith 3:49£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Bingo KidThe Upsetters 3:40£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Bad Weed (Disco Mix)Junior Murvin 8:17£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Police & Thieves Radio Advert #2Junior Murvin0:35£0.79  Buy MP3 


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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure genius 24 July 2009
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Lee Perry is a genius! but like all gifted creative artists who were prolific (Scratch certainly is) he was capable of producing,less than inspiring material also.But when he came together with Junior Murvin they created magic to write,record,produce and perform Police Thieves.Sure the title track is so well known (and influential) but every song here is well crafted and uniquely sung.This album has given me so much ejoyment over the 32 years I have regularly listened to it (since release) and I stil hear new sounds in the mix!.The combination of The Upsetters inspired playing and Scratches manipulation of the sound on his Teac reel to reel never sounded better than on "Tedious".Just listen to Boris Gardiners bass -hypnotic,if this does'nt make you dance -perhaps you ought to listen to Gary Numan instead.Perhaps Im biased but this album still sounds vital,if you are just discovering Lee perry or classic reggae;Police and Thieves with War in a Babylon and Super Ape epitomise the creativity of a "one off" master of his genre-Lee Perry.Footnote-the cd version I have just bought has a horribly truncated account of Tedious,try and source vinyl if you can.
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5.0 out of 5 stars police and thieves 29 Oct 2003
By Laura
Format:Audio CD
in the top 5 best reggae LP,S of all time !!!!simply a classic a must for anyone who is just getting into reggae, or who wants to broaden their horizons.!!!!!!!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Simmering Classic! 14 Aug 2012
Format:Audio CD
It's a big mistake to write off this album as a classic title track with a load of filler on it, but all the songs are strong, the rhythms majestic, the vocal arrangements understated, but perfect. It might not be as trendy to like as The Congos magnificent debut, but I think it has more relevance today, in terms of the subject matter contained within it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Serious masterpiece 22 Sep 2002
By Pieter Uys HALL OF FAME TOP 1000 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD
This is considered one of the top ten reggae classics of all time, and the accolades are well deserved. Murvin's unique falsetto comes into its own on a collection of brilliant, melodic songs, masterfully produced by Lee Perry. My favorites include Roots Train, Solomon, Rescue Jah Children and the title track, which has been covered by The Clash and Boy George among others. Serious social issues are addressed here but it never becomes preachy or repetitive. A unique album with great music that will reward the casual listener and reggae enthusiast alike.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Police & thieves Junior Murvin 26 Nov 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is a classic album which was not cheep but I didn't mind that, However it took forever to arrive, I kept receiving emails to say they're still waiting for it so they could send it on to me, it took months.
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