You can blow out a candle
But you can’t blow out a fire
Once the flames begin to catch
The wind will blow it higher.

Hard to believe this song is 30-plus years old. It remains an anthem, then and now, whether from the funereal-paced Peter Gabrilel’s Melt album, the defiant video that mixes cinema with live clips or the anthemic cover by the Playing for Change band published in 2017. Guess it goes to show that music with a heart never dies…

Why doth music protest?

…Because Biko.

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