Al Piantadosi  (1884-1955)
Last updated: 02.09.22
According to the Internet source given below, Al Piantadosi was an American pianist, publisher and composer of popular music born in New York. A prolific songwriter of sentimental ballads starting in 1906 and continuing right into the 1930's. He collaborated with some of the best lyricists of his time amongst whom were including Alfred Bryan, Grant Clarke, and Edgar Leslie. As a pianist he covered resorts, night clubs and vaudeville as well as touring Europe and Australia. Some consider his most famous work to be the sentimental The Curse of An Aching Heart (1913). On the ragtime front, he is remembered for his Rusty-Can-O Rag (1910) and That Italian Rag (1910). He died in Encino, California.

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b0000culbc_m.jpgRusty-Can-O-Rag Song
Music by: Al Piantadosi.
Words by: Thomas J. Gray
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1910. Sheet Music 5 pages. Limited availability.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif At the Yiddish Wedding Jubilee Edison Blue Amberol: 2615 Maurice Burkhart
audioextmp315.gif Baby Shoes Edison Blue Amberol: 2957 Elizabeth Spencer
audioextmp315.gif Chasin' the Blues Edison Blue Amberol: 3949 A. Bernard
audioextmp315.gif Cow Bells Edison Blue Amberol: 4665 Harry Raderman's Orchestra
audioextmp315.gif Curse of an Aching Heart, The Edison Blue Amberol: 2022 Will Oakland
audioextmp315.gif Good Luck Mary Edison Amberol: 314 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif Honey Man Edison Amberol: 892 Anna Chandler
audioextmp315.gif How Could Washington Be a Married Man Edison Blue Amberol: 3086 M. J. O'Connell
audioextmp315.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Edison Blue Amberol: 2580 Helen Clark
audioextmp315.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Indestructible Record: 1524 Henry Burr
audioextmp315.gif I'm a Yiddish Cowboy Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9984 Edward Meeker
audioextmp315.gif I'm Glad My Boy Grew Up to Be a Soldier Edison Blue Amberol: 23379 Helen Clark
audioextmp315.gif If You Had All the World and Its Gold Edison Blue Amberol: 3334 Manuel Romain
audioextmp315.gif Melinda's Wedding Day Edison Blue Amberol: 1844 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Mississippi Days Edison Blue Amberol: 3041 Arthur Collins
Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif  My Mariuccia Take a Steamboat, She's Gone Away Edison Gold Moulded Record: 9430 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif Playing Hookey Indestructible Record: 886 Ada Jones
audioextmp315.gif Someone Edison Blue Amberol: 2572 Elizabeth Spencer
Vernon Archibald
audioextmp315.gif Someone Is Waiting For You Edison Blue Amberol: 3437 Shannon Quartet
audioextmp315.gif Summer Days Edison Amberol: 778 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif Sweetheart's a Pretty Name When It Is Y-O-U Edison Standard Record: 10279 Manuel Romain
audioextmp315.gif That's How I Need You U.S. Everlasting Record: 1599 Miss Burney
audioextmp315.gif That's How I Need You Edison Blue Amberol: 1589 Henry Burr
audioextmp315.gif Think It Over, Mary Lakeside Indestructible Cylinder Record: 1253 Will Oakland
audioextmp315.gif Way Down in Borneo-O-O-O Edison Blue Amberol: 2973 Leonard T. Chick
audioextmp315.gif Way Down in Cotton Town Edison Amberol: 543 Billy Murray
audioextmp315.gif What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be Edison Blue Amberol: 2913 W.V. Brunt
audioextmp315.gif What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be Indestructible Record: 1530 Henry Burr
audioextmp315.gif When You Play in the Game of Love Edison Blue Amberol: 2395 Manuel Romain
audioextmp315.gif Won't You Even Say, Hello Indestructible Record: 1012 Byron George Harlan
audioextmp315.gif Won't You Even Say, Hello Edison Standard Record: 10118 Manuel Romain
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif  Good-Bye Mister Caruso (1909) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Honey Man (1911) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif Rusty-Can-O-Rag (1910) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif That Italian Rag (1910) Midi James Pitt-Payne
audiomidi15.gif When Broadway Was a Pasture (1911) Midi James Pitt-Payne
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Baby Shoes A. Piantadosi (music)
Ed Rose (words)
J. Goodwin (words)
Piano, Voice Greer wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Belgium Dry Your Tears (1918) A. Piantadosi (music)
A. Freed (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Blessed Is He Who Is Loving and Blessed Is She Who Is Loved (1916) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. Goodwin (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Cow Bells (1922) A. Piantadosi (music)
Lew Klein (words)
Sidney D Mitchell (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Curse of an Aching Heart, The A. Piantadosi (music)
Henry Fink (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Cute and Cunning Wonderful Baby Doll (1913) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. Goodwin (words)
Joseph McCarthy (words)
Florence Tempest (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Good-Bye Mister Caruso (1909) A. Piantadosi (music)
Billy Dunham (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif He's the Cat's Meow A. Piantadosi (music)
Billy Abbott (coauth.)
Ballard Macdonald (words)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif Honey Man (1911) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Abbot & White (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier A. Piantadosi (music)
A. Bryan (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier A. Piantadosi (music)
A. Bryan (words)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier A. Piantadosi (music)
A. Bryan (words)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif  I'm Always Watching Clouds Roll By (1910) A. Piantadosi (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em (1914) A. Piantadosi (music)
Earl Carroll (words)
Joseph McCarthy (words)
Wilbur Mack (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif If You Had All the World and Its Gold (1916) A. Piantadosi (music)
Bartley Costell (words)
Harry Edelheit (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif In All My Dreams, I Dream of You (1910) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Melinda's Wedding Day (1913) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
J. Goodwin (words)
Archie Lloyd (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif My Mariuccia Take a Steamboat, She's Gone Away (1906) A. Piantadosi (music)
George Ronklyn (words)
Henry Frey (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif On the Same Old Road (1916) A. Piantadosi (music)
A.J. Flynn (words)
J.H. Flynn (words)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Peggy Malone (1916) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. Goodwin (words)
Burrell Rhoades (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Somehow I Can't Forget You A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Someone Is Waiting For You A. Piantadosi (words & music)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Summer Days (1911) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Kathleen Kay (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif That Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
Sam Dody (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif That Italian Rag (1910) A. Piantadosi (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif  That's How I Need You A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
J. Goodwin (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif That's How I Need You A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
J. Goodwin (words)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif Then I'll Stop Loving You (1913) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. McCarthy (words)
J. Goodwin (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Think It Over, Mary (1911) A. Piantadosi (music)
Thomas J. Gray (words)
Frankie Seigel (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Way Down in Borneo-O-O-O (1916) A. Piantadosi (music)
J.H. Flynn (words)
Leonard T. Chick (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be A. Piantadosi (music)
J. Goodwin (words)
Piano Greer Pub.
pdf15.gif When You Play in the Game of Love (1913) A. Piantadosi (music)
J. Goodwin (words)
Willie Weston (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif When You're in Love With Someone Who Is Not in Love With You (1915) A. Piantadosi (music)
G. Clarke (words)
Dorothy Meuther (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Wild Wild Women, The A. Piantadosi (music)
A. Wilson (words)
Piano, Voice Kirk Pub.
pdf15.gif Woman Thou Gavest Me (1919), The A. Piantadosi (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 91 works by Al Piantadosi (1884-1955). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
My Mariuccia Take a Steamboat, She's Gone Away 1906 George Ronklyn (words)
Henry Frey (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Joseph Mack (perf.)
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Tennessee Tessie 1907 Joe Schwab (words)
George Ronklyn (words)
 Pub.
I'm a Yiddish Cowboy 1908 Halsey K. Mohr (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (words)
Edward Meeker (perf.)
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Playing Hookey 1908 Edgar Leslie (words)
Ada Jones (perf.)
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Rose of the Rancho 1908 Frances Starr (perf.)
Big Chief Dynamite 1909 Jeff T. Branen (words)
Harry Koler (perf.)
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Can't You See the Rainbow in the Sky 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Good Luck Mary 1909 Alfred Bryan (words)
Edgar Leslie (words)
Billy Murray (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Good-Bye Mister Caruso 1909 Billy Dunham (words)  Pub. audiomidi15.gif
I Didn't Mean to Make You Cry 1909 Halsey K Mohr (words)
Just Like the Rose 1909 I. Berlin (words)
Sweetheart's a Pretty Name When It Is Y-O-U 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)
Manuel Romain (perf.)
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Way Down in Cotton Town 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)
Billy Murray (perf.)
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Won't You Even Say, Hello 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)
Manuel Romain (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
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Funny Moon 1910 Jos. McCarthy (words)
Charles F. Orr:veveyz (perf.)
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I'm Always Watching Clouds Roll By (w&m) 1910  wvicon.gif
I'm Awf'ly Glad I'm Irish 1910 Edgar Leslie (words)
In All My Dreams, I Dream of You 1910 J. McCarthy (words)  Pub.
Rusty-Can-O-Rag 1910 Thomas J. Gray (words)
Ben Welch (perf.)
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Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo Means ''I Love You'' 1910 Felix F. Feist (words)
R. Carle (perf.)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Take Me With You Cutey, and Forget to Bring Me Back 1910 Thomas J. Gray (words)  wvicon.gif
That Dreamy Italian Waltz 1910
That Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song 1910 J. McCarthy (words)
Claude & Marion Cleveland (perf.)
Sam Dody (perf.)
 Pub.
That Italian Rag 1910  Pub. youtube15.jpg audiomidi15.gif
That Italian Rag - Song 1910 Edgar Leslie (words)
Sam Dody (perf.)
 Pub.
That Todelo Tune 1910 M. Irwin (perf.)
Dreamy Italian Waltz 1911  Pub.
Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song 1911  Pub.
Give Me a Small-Town Sweetheart 1911 Joe McCarthy (words)  Pub.
Honey Man 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Abbot & White (perf.)
Anna Chandler (perf.)
George F. Britt (perf.)
Luba Meroff (perf.)
 Pub. audiomidi15.gifaudioextmp315.gif
I Just Met the Fellow Who Married the Girl That I Was Going to Get! 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Somehow I Can't Forget You 1911 Joe McCarthy (words)  Pub.
Summer Days 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Belle Adair (perf.)
Kathleen Kay (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
That Italian Serenade 1911 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (words)
 Pub.
That Long Lost Chord 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Think It Over, Mary 1911 Thomas J. Gray (words)
Frankie Seigel (perf.)
Will Oakland (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
When Broadway Was a Pasture 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Valeska Suratt (perf.)
 Pub. audiomidi15.gif
That's How I Need You 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Henry Burr (perf.)
Miss Burney (perf.)
Emma Carus (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Your Daddy Did the Same Thing Fifty Years Ago 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
J. Latona (perf.)
 Pub. youtube15.jpg
Curse of an Aching Heart, The 1913 Henry Fink (words)
Will Oakland (perf.)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Manne & Bell (perf.)
Joe Burns (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Cute and Cunning Wonderful Baby Doll 1913 Joe Goodwin (words)
Joseph McCarthy (words)
Florence Tempest (perf.)
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I'd Still Believe in You 1913
It's the Wonderful Way He Loves 1913 Homer Wesley (words)
Melinda's Wedding Day 1913 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Archie Lloyd (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
Barnes & Robinson (perf.)
Emma Carus (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Then I'll Stop Loving You 1913 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
 Pub.
When You Play in the Game of Love 1913 Joe Goodwin (words)
Willie Weston (perf.)
Manuel Romain (perf.)
Little Jerry (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Where Was Moses When the Light Went Out? 1913
You Look Just Like Your Mother, Mary 1913 Howard Wesley (words)
At the Yiddish Wedding Jubilee 1914 Maurice Burkhart (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em 1914 Earl Carroll (words)
Joseph McCarthy (words)
Wilbur Mack (perf.)
Helene Vincent (perf.)
 Pub.
I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 Alfred Bryan (words)
Ed Morton (perf.)
Henry Burr (perf.)
Helen Clark (perf.)
Chief Tendehoa (perf.)
Will J. Ward (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
I'm Glad My Boy Grew Up to Be a Soldier 1915 Helen Clark (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
My Own Venetian Rose (w&m) 1915 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (co-author)
Billy Beard (perf.)
 Pub.
Someone 1915 Elizabeth Spencer (perf.)
Vernon Archibald (perf.)
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What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be 1915 Joe Goodwin (words)
Henry Burr (perf.)
W.V. Brunt (perf.)
 wvicon.gif audioextmp315.gif
When You're in Love With Someone Who Is Not in Love With You 1915 G. Clarke (words)
Dorothy Meuther (perf.)
 Pub.
Baby Shoes 1916 Ed Rose (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Elizabeth Spencer (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Blessed Is He Who Is Loving and Blessed Is She Who Is Loved 1916 Joe Goodwin (words)  Pub.
Blue Bird 1916 Earl Carroll (words)
For the Sake of a Rose 1916 Addison Burkhardt (words)  Pub.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
How Could Washington Be a Married Man 1916 Joe Goodwin (words)
Ballard MacDonald (words)
Evelyn Nesbit (perf.)
M. J. O'Connell (perf.)
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If You Had All the World and Its Gold 1916 Bartley Costell (words)
Harry Edelheit (words)
Perry Como (perf.)
Manuel Romain (perf.)
 wvicon.gif audioextmp315.gif
Mississippi Days 1916 Ballard MacDonald (words)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
On the Same Old Road 1916 Allan J Flynn (words)
John H Flynn (words)
 wvicon.gif
Peggy Malone 1916 Joe Goodwin (words)
Burrell Rhoades (perf.)
 Pub.
Way Down in Borneo-O-O-O 1916 John H Flynn (words)
Leonard T. Chick (perf.)
 Pub. audioextmp315.gif
Your Wife 1916 Andrew Donnelly (words)
Addison Burkhardt (words)
 Pub.
May Heaven Bless Your Wedding Day 1917 Bartley Costello (words)  Pub.
Someone Is Waiting For You (w&m) 1917 Shannon Quartet (perf.)  Pub. audioextmp315.gif
When the Boys Come Home 1917 G. Clarke (words)
Wild Wild Women, The 1917 Al Wilson (words)
H. Lewis (perf.)
 Pub.
All Aboard For Home Sweet Home 1918 J. Glogau (co-author)
Addison Burkhardt (words)
 Pub.
Belgium Dry Your Tears 1918 Arthur Freed (words)  Pub.
My Salvation Army Girl 1918 Jack Mason (words)
They Are the Stars in the Service Flag 1918 J. Glogau (words)
Jack Mason (words)
What an Army of Men We'd Have if They Ever Drafted the Girls (w&m) 1918 J. Glogau (co-author)  Pub.
Woman Thou Gavest Me, The (w&m) 1919 Arr. by E Bial  Pub.
You Mean All That and More to Me (w&m) 1919 Gloria Joy (perf.)  Pub.
It's Easy For You to Remember But It's So Hard For Me to Forget 1919.
Chasin' the Blues 1920 A. Bernard (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I'm the Good Man That Was Hard to Find 1920 Bud Green (words)  wvicon.gif
He's the Cat's Meow 1921 Billy Abbott (co-author)
Ballard Macdonald (words)
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Cow Bells 1922 Lew Klein (words)
Sidney D Mitchell (words)
Harry Raderman's Orchestra (perf.)
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Pal of My Cradle Days 1925 Marshall Montgomery (words)
Alice Morley (perf.)
Heller & Riley (perf.)
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Down by the Gas House 1926 Wm Tracey (words)
Tired Hands (w&m) 1926  Pub.
Hurl 1930 Harold Soloman (words)
No Mother to Guide Her 1931 Bartley Costello (words)  wvicon.gif
Cradle Lullaby (w&m) 1932 J. Glogau (co-author)  wvicon.gif
On the Shores of Sweet Romance (w&m) 1933 Arthur Tracy (co-author)
Jack Glogau (co-author)
I'm Sending a Message to Mama ? Joseph McCarthy (words)
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg Your Daddy Did the Same Thing Fifty Years Ago 3:03 J. Latona