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Question of the Day: Doing Time?


The infamous Alcatraz Fderal Penitentiary, isolated on an island in San Franciso Bay, closed it's doors 50 years ago on this date in 1963. Among those "The Rock" held were Al Capone, "Machine Gun" Kelly and Robert Stroud "The Birdman of Alcatraz". This got us to thinking of all the songs there are about jail and prison. What would you like to hear? Let us know in the comments below

Elvis Presley, "Jailhouse Rock"

The Clash, "I Fought The Law"

Johnny Cash, "Folsom Prison Blues"

The Pretenders, "Back On The Chain Gang"