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Welcome to my ever expanding catalogue of songs. All of the songs were written by Tom Torriglia, BMI. All of these songs are licensable. The songs are published through Pierce-Beach Music, BMI. All songs are copyrighted and registered with the Harry Fox agency. All of the songs are on the Festa Records' label. Some songs appear in more than one category. The songs with an asterisk next to them have not yet been mastered. At the bottom of the Italian-American section, you'll find alternative versions of the songs. At the bottom, you'll find the lyrics to all the songs listed.

 

Holiday


Description

Suggested Use

Holiday Party


Happy song for the whole family to sing

A holiday party

Accordion for Christmas


About the joy of receiving an accordion for Christmas

This song is good for any holiday TV commercial or movie dealing with gifts. Perfect as piped-in music in malls during the holidays. Radio single.

Christmastime in Milwaukee


Fun, upbeat polka. self explanatory

Beer commercial or anything to do with Milwaukee during the holidays. Radio single. Perfect as piped-in music in malls during the holidays.

Christmas Came Too Fast for Me


A song about exasperation

Great for a TV commercial where you want to  show an exasperated shopper in one store and maybe a happy shopper in another store. Radio single. Perfect as piped-in music in malls during the holidays.

Cadillac for Christmas


Traditional blues. self explanatory

This is a demo I did. The song is currently being recorded by

a real blues band. Obviously, this would be great for a Cadillac TV commercial.

Italian-American


Description

Suggested Use

*The Antipasto Song




Blue Italian Skies




Honeymoon Tarantella/Girl with the Curly Black Hair


*The Cannoli Song



*The Cannoli Song



*The Coffee Song



*The Coffee Song



*Gondolier's Lament


*Gondolier's Lament



Total rocker about antipasto




Slow bounce, with vocals. First-ballot Grammy nominated love song



Traditional tarantella segue-ing into bouncy pop song



Bouncy pop song about the queen of cannoli. Could be a woman singing about the king of cannoli.


Instrumental version



About different types of Italian coffee drinks


Instrumental version



An exasperated gondolier


Intrumental version

With something to do with antipasto





Any romantic movie or romantic comedy where you see two young lovers. I could see this play during the credits at the end of a romantic movie set in Rome. Perfect as piped-in music at an Italian restaurant chain.


TV commercial for hair-color product.  Perfect as piped-in music at an Italian restaurant chain.



TV commercial for cannoli. Perfect as piped-in music at an Italian restaurant chain

Isabella

Mambiambo


*Mambo Magic

*Mambo Magic


Marcello


*My Italian Gigolo



*My Italian Gigolo




*My Roman Holiday


*My Roman Holiday



Monica From Monaco


Louis Prima-ish


First ballot grammy nominated song. latino-rhythm-inspired dance craze


Latin bounce


Instrumental version



About a woman who rebuffs a Marcello


A woman laments about her love with a gigolo


Instrumental version



Woman sings about her love in Rome.


Instrumental version



A man sings about his jet-set girlfriend

The Pasta Song



*The Pesto Song


*The Pesto Song


The Pizza Guy




*The Ravenna Song



*The Ravenna Song


*Roma Romp




*The Salsicce Song



*The Salsicce Song



Sofia



The Whispering Tree



Alternative versions

The Coffee Song


Salsicce Song

live video

Salsicce Song

Demo version from February 2, 2016

Salsicce Song

Accordion and vocal demo


Roman Holiday

live video


The Ravenna Song

(Quick tempo - demo youtube video)

The Pasta Song

blues-y instrumental


The Pasta Song

video from TV commercial

The Pasta Song

dirge-like instrumental

The Pasta Song

upbeat instrumental

Blue Italian Skies

instrumental


American Pop/Rock
Goodnight to You San Francisco

Goodnight to you, San Francisco

Goodnight to you, San Francisco



Polkas





Christmastime in Milwaukee



Accordion for Christmas

Accordion Man Polka

Polka Jamboree

Tutti Polka

The original, blue-sy version with female vocals


Man's search for pesto  


Instrumental version


Woman sings about her sexy pizza-makin' guy



About the beautiful, small city


Instrumental version


Instrumental version of this peppy polka. Stripped version only accordion, bass, drums



About a sausage maker and the love he has for his wife.



Instrumental version



Man professes his love for Sophia Loren


Latin sounding instrumental











































Description

Jim Boggio version-total lounge schmaltz


Janice Steele (sister of Jevetta Steele)  Cabaret version


The Kable Cats





Description

Smoky nightclub scene or for a TV commercial for pasta.  Perfect as piped-in music at an Italian restaurant chain




































































Suggested Use


Anything to do with San Franciso











Suggested Use









This would be great at a sports' game where people can stomp their feet and clap their hands



Lyrics with guitar chords  

The Antipasto Song-G
Blue Italian Skies-F

The Cannoli Song-C

The Coffee Song-C
Goodnight to You San Francisco-C
Honeymoon Tarantella/Girl with the Curly Black Hair-C
Isabella-C
Mambiambo-E

Mambo Magic-Dm

Marcello-F

Minestrone Song-C

Monica From Monaco-Gm

My Italian Gigolo-D

Pasta Song-Dm

Pizza Guy-G

The Ravenna Song-C
(On My) Roman Holiday-G
The Salsicce Song-Gm


Lyrics without guitar chords 

Accordion for Christmas

Accordion Man Polka 

Christmas Came too Fast for Me

Cadillac for Christmas

Holiday Party

In the City of St. Francis
Polka Jamboree
Rina and Danielle Polka

Tutti Polka

Too Smart Polka