Al Capone died in 1947. How could he be in the news?
There are mysteries around Al Capone that have yet to be solved. Some people are certain that his money is stashed somewhere waiting for some enterprising person to discover. Nothing that I've ever read has convinced me that there's any truth to this myth.
But I do think he wrote songs on Alcatraz. The reason I believe this is I've been told of at least one song Capone gave to a person who was a kid living on Alcatraz when Capone was imprisoned there. When I read this article, I thought to myself ... yep, I think this one's true.
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