Al Piantadosi  (1884-1955)
Last updated: 27.10.19
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.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 79 works by Al Piantadosi (1884-1955). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
My Mariuccia Take a Steamboat 1906 George Ronklyn  wvicon.gif
Tennessee Tessie 1907 Joe Schwab, George Ronklyn  wvicon.gif
Playing Hookey 1908 Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Rose of the Rancho 1908
Big Chief Dynamite 1909 Jeff T. Branen  wvicon.gif
Can't You See the Rainbow in the Sky 1909 Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Good Luck Mary 1909 Alfred Bryan, Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Good-Bye Mr Caruso 1909 Billy Dunham  wvicon.gif
I Didn't Mean to Make You Cry 1909 Halsey K Mohr
I'm a Yiddish Cowboy Tough Guy Levi 1909 Halsey K. Mohr Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Just Like the Rose 1909 I. Berlin
Way Down in Cotton Town 1909 Edgar Leslie
I'm Always Watching Clouds Roll By 1910 Words & Music by Piantadosi  wvicon.gif
I'm Awfully Glad I'm Irish 1910 Edgar Leslie
In All My Dreams, I Dream of You 1910 J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
Rusty-Can-O-Rag 1910 Thomas J. Gray  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo Means "i Love You" 1910 Felix F. Feist
Take Me With You Cutey, and Forget to Bring Me Back 1910 Thomas J. Gray  wvicon.gif
That Dreamy Italian Waltz 1910
That Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song 1910 J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
That Italian Rag 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
That Italian Rag - Song 1910 Edgar Leslie  wvicon.gif
Dreamy Italian Waltz 1911  wvicon.gif
Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song 1911  wvicon.gif
Give Me a Small-Town Sweetheart 1911 Joe McCarthy  wvicon.gif
Honey Man 1911 J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
I Just Met the Fellow Who Married the Girl That I Was Going to Get! 1911 J. McCarthy
Somehow I Can't Forget You 1911 Joe McCarthy  wvicon.gif
Summer Days 1911 J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
That Italian Serenade 1911 J. Glogau J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
That Long Lost Chord 1911 J. McCarthy
When Broadway Was a Pasture 1911 J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
That's How I Need You 1912 J. McCarthy, Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
Your Daddy Did the Same Thing Fifty Years Ago 1912 J. McCarthy, Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
Curse of an Aching Heart, The 1913 Henry Fink  wvicon.gif
I'd Still Believe in You 1913
It's the Wonderful Way He Loves 1913 Homer Wesley
Melinda's Wedding Day 1913 J. McCarthy, Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
Then I'll Stop Loving You 1913
When You Play in the Game of Love 1913 Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
Where Was Moses When the Light Went Out? 1913
You Look Just Like Your Mother, Mary 1913 Howard Wesley
At the Yiddish Wedding Jubilee 1914
I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em 1914 Earl Carroll, J. McCarthy
I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 Alfred Bryan  wvicon.gif
My Own Venetian Rose 1915 J. Glogau, J. McCarthy  wvicon.gif
What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be 1915 Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
When You're in Love With Someone Who Is Not in Love With You 1915 G. Clarke  wvicon.gif
Baby Shoes 1916 Ed Rose, Joe Goodwin  wvicon.gif
Blue Bird 1916 Earl Carroll
For the Sake of a Rose 1916 Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
How Could Washington Be a Married Man 1916 Joe Goodwin, Ballard MacDonald  wvicon.gif
If You Had All the World and Its Gold 1916 Bartley Costell, Harry Edelheit  wvicon.gif
Mississippi Days 1916 Ballard MacDonald  wvicon.gif
On the Same Old Road 1916 Allan J Flynn, John H Flynn
Way Down in Borneo-O-O-O 1916 John H Flynn  wvicon.gif
Your Wife 1916 Andrew Donnelly, Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
May Heaven Bless Your Wedding Day 1917 Bartley Costello  wvicon.gif
Send Me Away With a Smile 1917 Louis Weslyn
Someone Is Waiting For You 1917 Words & Music by Piantadosi  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
When the Boys Come Home 1917 G. Clarke
Wild Wild Women, The 1917 Al Wilson  wvicon.gif
All Aboard For Home Sweet Home 1918 J. Glogau Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
Belgium Dry Your Tears 1918 Arthur Freed  wvicon.gif
My Salvation Army Girl 1918 Jack Mason
They Are the Stars in the Service Flag 1918 J. Glogau, Jack Mason
What an Army of Men We'd Have if They Ever Drafted the Girls 1918 J. Glogau  wvicon.gif
Woman Thou Gavest Me, The 1919 Words & Music by Piantadosi Arr. by E Bial wvicon.gif
You Mean All That and More to Me 1919 Words & Music by Piantadosi  wvicon.gif
It's Easy For You to Remember But It's So Hard For Me to Forget 1919.
I'm the Good Man That Was Hard to Find 1920 Bud Green  wvicon.gif
Cow Bells 1922 Lew Klein, Sidney D Mitchell  wvicon.gif
Pal of My Cradle Days 1925 Marshall Montgomery  wvicon.gif
Down by the Gas House 1926 Wm Tracey
Tired Hands 1926 Words & Music by Piantadosi  wvicon.gif
Hurl 1930 Harold Soloman
Cradle Lullaby 1932 J. Glogau  wvicon.gif
On the Shores of Sweet Romance 1933 Arthur Tracy, Jack Glogau
I'm Sending a Message to Mama ? Joseph McCarthy
     Title Dur Performer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry