Talk:First of the Gang to Die

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"The song is thought widely to be a commentary on street crime and the fate it brings to those who participate in it" - that is just asinine. Lyrics such as 'pretty petty thieves' and 'he stole our hearts away' suggest a queer reading. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:08, 25 August 2010 (UTC)

This song is more likely to be an overview of the protest's in Soweto against the teaching of Afrikaans as the main language during the apparteid. The first person to die when police started shooting was a young boy called Hector pieterson. He stole all hearts away could refer to the media storm his killing. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:59, 5 March 2011 (UTC)