Which famous prisoner played the banjo in a prison band?

Which famous prisoner played the banjo in a prison band?

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Al Capone

In 1934, one of America’s most notorious prisoners, gangster Al Capone, was carted off from an Atlanta penitentiary to the United States’ most cutting-edge prison: a maximum-security prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. So how did Al Capone spend his time while in the pen? Capone took up music and formed a small band, playing banjo in a band called “The Rock Islanders.” The band gave regular Sunday concerts for other inmates inside Alcatraz. Capone even wrote a love song, “Madonna Mia,” that was published posthumously in 2009.

Answer: The correct answer is Al Capone.

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