Junior Murvin (born with the name Murvin Junior Smith) is a Jamaican reggae artist. He was born in 1949 in Port Antonio, Jamaica. His father is a tailor and and a ballad singer which from St. James in Montego Bay. When his father died, his mother moved to Port Antonio in the parish of Portland (where his mother was initially came from. Junior Murvin start his music career after his class when he is studying in Port Antonio and in Montego Bay. He performs on stage shows in Montego Bay and backed up by E.T. Webster or A.J. Brown. He is popularly known for his classic single "Police and Thieves" in 1976 which was produced by Lee "Scratch" Perry . Junior Murvin's high voice and the catching rhythm made the "Police and Thieves" into a worldwide hit during the summer of the said year. The hit was so popular that the original of punk rock (The Clash band), who was the one who recorded their debut album that was released in 1977. The Australian musician Paul Kelly made a source to Junior Murvin in the Christmas song "How To Make Gravy".
Junior Murvin's currently recording was a single which entitled "Wise Man" in 1998 that was released on the London-based Dubwise record label.