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The night America died

There was a time, back when “daddy was a cop, on the east side of Chicago, back in the USA, back in the bad old days” it was “when a man named Al Capone, tried to make that town his own” and “brother what a night it really was, brother what a fight it really was.”
That was when “the sounds of the battle rang” until “the last of the hoodlum gang had surrendered up or died.”
OK, it’s just the Paper Lace song, “The Night Chicago Died” from back in the ‘70s, but that one-hit wonder was about ...


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