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One of the things is that the good intentions of Prohibition, from reading over the years and from becoming obsessed with the research of gangs in New York City, seems to have allowed crime figures at the time, like Luciano, Capone, Torrio and Rothstein, to organize to become more powerful, which pulled all the way through until the '70s.
They are superpower of villains. They are superpower of Al Capone.
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
Gangsta to us didn't have anything to do with Al Capone and stuff like that. It's just about living your life the way you want to live it. And you're not going to let nothing stop you.
How many gangsters you know, from Al Capone up to John Gotti, been gay?
Putin is like Al Capone.
I went to high school with Al Capone.
I never put my arms around John Gotti, Al Capone or Lucky Luciano.
If I didn't start singing in the cabarets and on my albums, I could have never even tried something like 'Capone.'
Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness. I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone!
The Capone era. That was my time. Capone was a big baseball fan. He'd walk into the ballpark like the president walking in today, with bodyguards all around him.
I'd been doing the Chicago theatre thing for years. The money was kinda good - thanks to a push by my old pal Capone, who, let's say, persuaded theatre owners to book me.
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