Al Piantadosi  (1884-1955)
Last updated: 30.01.21
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
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 80 works by Al Piantadosi (1884-1955). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
My Mariuccia Take a Steamboat, She's Gone Away 1906 George Ronklyn (words)
Joseph Mack (sung by)
Tennessee Tessie 1907 Joe Schwab (words)
George Ronklyn (words)
I'm a Yiddish Cowboy 1908 Halsey K. Mohr (co-author)
Edgar Leslie (words)
Playing Hookey 1908 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
Rose of the Rancho 1908 Frances Starr (sung by)
Big Chief Dynamite 1909 Jeff T. Branen (words)
Harry Koler (sung by)
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)
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 (sung by)
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Skiddy-Mer-Rink-A-Doo Means ''I Love You'' 1910 Felix F. Feist (words)
Richard Carle (sung 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 (sung by)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
That Italian Rag 1910  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
That Italian Rag - Song 1910 Edgar Leslie (words)  wvicon.gif
That Todelo Tune 1910 May Irwin (sung by)
Dreamy Italian Waltz 1911  wvicon.gif
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 (sung by)
Luba Meroff (sung by)
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
Summer Days 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Belle Adair (sung by)
Kathleen Kay (sung by)
That Italian Serenade 1911 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (words)
That Long Lost Chord 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
When Broadway Was a Pasture 1911 J. McCarthy (words)
Valeska Suratt (sung by)
That's How I Need You 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Emma Carus (sung by)
Your Daddy Did the Same Thing Fifty Years Ago 1912 J. McCarthy (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
Curse of an Aching Heart, The 1913 Henry Fink (words)
Emma Carus (sung by)
Manne & Bell (sung by)
Joe Burns (sung by)
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 (sung by)
Then I'll Stop Loving You 1913
Title Year Attribution Remarks
When You Play in the Game of Love 1913 Joe Goodwin (words)
Little Jerry (sung by)
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
I've Only One Idea About the Girls and That's to Love 'em 1914 Earl Carroll (words)
J. McCarthy (words)
I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier 1915 Alfred Bryan (words)
Ed Morton (sung by)
My Own Venetian Rose (w&m) 1915 J. Glogau (co-author)
J. McCarthy (co-author)
Billy Beard (sung by)
What a Wonderful Mother You'd Be 1915 Joe Goodwin (words)  wvicon.gif
When You're in Love With Someone Who Is Not in Love With You 1915 G. Clarke (words)
Dorothy Meuther (sung by)
Baby Shoes 1916 Ed Rose (words)
Joe Goodwin (words)
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 (sung by)
If You Had All the World and Its Gold 1916 Bartley Costell (words)
Harry Edelheit (words)
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)
May Heaven Bless Your Wedding Day 1917 Bartley Costello (words)  wvicon.gif
Send Me Away With a Smile (w&m) 1917 Louis Weslyn (co-author)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Someone Is Waiting For You (w&m) 1917  wvicon.gif
When the Boys Come Home 1917 G. Clarke (words)
Wild Wild Women, The 1917 Al Wilson (words)
Henry Lewis (sung by)
All Aboard For Home Sweet Home 1918 J. Glogau (co-author)
Addison Burkhardt (words)
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
Woman Thou Gavest Me, The (w&m) 1919 Arr. by E Bial  wvicon.gif
You Mean All That and More to Me (w&m) 1919 Gloria Joy (sung by)  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
Cow Bells 1922 Lew Klein (words)
Sidney D Mitchell (words)
Pal of My Cradle Days 1925 Marshall Montgomery (words)
Alice Morely (sung by)
Heller & Riley (sung by)
Down by the Gas House 1926 Wm Tracey (words)
Tired Hands (w&m) 1926  wvicon.gif
Hurl 1930 Harold Soloman (words)
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 Dur Performer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg That Italian Rag 3:00 Ragtime Dorian Henry