The Life and Death of Steve Biko (1977)
World in Action looks at the life of non violent black radical Steve Biko, following his death in police custody. Aired on ITV in England on 3 October 1977.
Biko — Manu Dibango, Sinead O'Connor, Peter Gabriel, etc.
The song "Biko" by Manu Dibango & Sinead O'Connor. The video representation is largely from "Cry Freedom" (1987).
Peter Gabriel - Biko
September '77 Port Elizabeth weather fine It was business as usual In police room 619 Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja -The man is dead When I try and sleep at night I can only dream in red The outside world is black and white With only one colour dead Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja -The man is dead 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 Oh Biko, Biko, because Biko oh Biko, Biko, because Biko Yihla Moja, Yihla Moja -The man is dead And the eyes of the world are watching now watching now
Peter Gabriel Biko Live 1986
The final date of the 1986 Amnesty International Conspiracy of Hope Tour. This was the set closer, an emotional version of Biko.
Peter Gabriel — "Biko"
Peter Gabriel's Biko original video, took from "play the videos"
Peter Gabriel - Biko (Still Growing Up Live)
Hommage à S. Biko (1946-1977)…cette vidéo personnalisée est extraite du DVD Still Growing Up Live (2005) / France (2004)/ album III Melt (1980).
La voix actuelle de Peter Gabriel donne peut-être plus d'intensité à cette magnifique chanson…
Rock and Roll Years 1977 part 3
Yet more music and news items from 1977