Musings —12.03.2013 08:20 AM—
Junior Murvin, a giant of my teenage punk years, died yesterday in Port Antonio. He was in his sixties. No one knows yet what was the cause, apparently.
The Clash famously covered Police and Thieves, of course, but Murvin should be remembered for more than that one amazing tune. He was a genius – and I will keep forever the note Murvin sent to me, via my Jamaican friend Karl Hale, a few years back. Here’s the song for which he was best known.