Al Piantadosi  (1884-1955)
Last updated: 31.08.21
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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pdf15.gif Baby Shoes Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Ed Rose (words)
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pdf15.gif Curse of an Aching Heart, The Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Henry Fink (words)
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pdf15.gif He's the Cat's Meow Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Billy Abbott (co-author)
Ballard Macdonald (words)
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pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Alfred Bryan (words)
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pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Alfred Bryan (words)
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pdf15.gif I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Alfred Bryan (words)
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pdf15.gif Somehow I Can't Forget You Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Joe McCarthy (words)
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pdf15.gif Someone Is Waiting For You Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (w&m)
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pdf15.gif That Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Jos. McCarthy (words)
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pdf15.gif That's How I Need You Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Joe McCarthy (words)
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pdf15.gif That's How I Need You Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Joe McCarthy (words)
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pdf15.gif What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
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pdf15.gif Wild Wild Women, The Piano, Voice Al Piantadosi (Music)
Al Wilson (words)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 84 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)
Joseph Mack (perf. by)
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Tennessee Tessie 1907 Joe Schwab (words)
George Ronklyn (words)
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I'm a Yiddish Cowboy 1908 Halsey K. Mohr (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (words)
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Playing Hookey 1908 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Rose of the Rancho 1908 Frances Starr (perf. by)
Big Chief Dynamite 1909 Jeff T. Branen (words)
Harry Koler (perf. by)
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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)
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Good-Bye Mister Caruso 1909 Billy Dunham (words)  wvicon.gif
I Didn't Mean to Make You Cry 1909 Halsey K Mohr (words)
Just Like the Rose 1909 I. Berlin (words)
Way Down in Cotton Town 1909 Edgar Leslie (words)
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)  wvicon.gif
Rusty-Can-O-Rag 1910 Thomas J. Gray (words)
Ben Welch (perf. by)
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Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo Means ''I Love You'' 1910 Felix F. Feist (words)
Richard Carle (perf. by)
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. by)
Sam Dody (perf. by)
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That Italian Rag 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
That Italian Rag - Song 1910 Edgar Leslie (words)
Sam Dody (perf. by)
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That Todelo Tune 1910 M. Irwin (perf. by)
Funny Moon 1910 Jos. McCarthy (words)
Charles F. Orr:veveyz (perf. by)
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Dreamy Italian Waltz - Song 1911  wvicon.gif
Give Me a Small-Town Sweetheart 1911 Joe McCarthy (words)  wvicon.gif
Honey Man 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
George F. Britt (perf. by)
Luba Meroff (perf. by)
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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)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Summer Days 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Belle Adair (perf. by)
Kathleen Kay (perf. by)
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That Italian Serenade 1911 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (words)
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That Long Lost Chord 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
When Broadway Was a Pasture 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Valeska Suratt (perf. by)
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Dreamy Italian Waltz 1911  wvicon.gif
Your Daddy Did the Same Thing Fifty Years Ago 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
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That's How I Need You 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Emma Carus (perf. by)
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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)
Barnes and Robinson (perf. by)
Emma Carns (perf. by)
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Then I'll Stop Loving You 1913
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When You Play in the Game of Love 1913 Joe Goodwin (words)
Little Jerry (perf. by)
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Where Was Moses When the Light Went Out? 1913
You Look Just Like Your Mother, Mary 1913 Howard Wesley (words)
Curse of an Aching Heart, The 1913 Henry Fink (words)
Emma Carus (perf. by)
Manne & Bell (perf. by)
Joe Burns (perf. by)
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I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em 1914 Earl Carroll (words)
J. McCarthy (words)
I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em 1914 Earl Carroll (words)
Joseph McCarthy (words)
Helene Vincent (perf. by)
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At the Yiddish Wedding Jubilee 1914
My Own Venetian Rose (w&m) 1915 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (co-author)
Billy Beard (perf. by)
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What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be 1915 Joe Goodwin (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
When You're in Love With Someone Who Is Not in Love With You 1915 G. Clarke (words)
Dorothy Meuther (perf. by)
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I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 Alfred Bryan (words)
Ed Morton (perf. by)
Chief Tendehoa (perf. by)
Will J. Ward (perf. by)
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Blue Bird 1916 Earl Carroll (words)
For the Sake of a Rose 1916 Addison Burkhardt (words)  wvicon.gif
How Could Washington Be a Married Man 1916 Joe Goodwin (words)
Ballard MacDonald (words)
Evelyn Nesbit (perf. by)
M. J. O'Connell (perf. by)
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If You Had All the World and Its Gold 1916 Bartley Costell (words)
Harry Edelheit (words)
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Mississippi Days 1916 Ballard MacDonald (words)  wvicon.gif
On the Same Old Road 1916 Allan J Flynn (words)
John H Flynn (words)
Way Down in Borneo-O-O-O 1916 John H Flynn (words)  wvicon.gif
Your Wife 1916 Andrew Donnelly (words)
Addison Burkhardt (words)
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Baby Shoes 1916 Ed Rose (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
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Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Send Me Away With a Smile (w&m) 1917 Louis Weslyn (co-author)
Someone Is Waiting For You (w&m) 1917  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
When the Boys Come Home 1917 G. Clarke (words)
Wild Wild Women, The 1917 Al Wilson (words)
H. Lewis (perf. by)
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May Heaven Bless Your Wedding Day 1917 Bartley Costello (words)  wvicon.gif
Belgium Dry Your Tears 1918 Arthur Freed (words)  wvicon.gif
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)  wvicon.gif
All Aboard For Home Sweet Home 1918 J. Glogau (co-author)
Addison Burkhardt (words)
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You Mean All That and More to Me (w&m) 1919 Gloria Joy (perf. by)  wvicon.gif
Woman Thou Gavest Me, The (w&m) 1919 Arr. by E Bial  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 (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)
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Pal of My Cradle Days 1925 Marshall Montgomery (words)
Alice Morely (perf. by)
Heller & Riley (perf. by)
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Down by the Gas House 1926 Wm Tracey (words)
Tired Hands (w&m) 1926  wvicon.gif
Hurl 1930 Harold Soloman (words)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
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)
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youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry A. Piantadosi 
youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry A. Piantadosi