William Austin Dillon  (1877-1966)
Last updated: 30.01.21
According to the Internet source given below, William Austin Dillon was an American songwriter and Vaudevillian born in Cortland, New York. He is best known as the lyricist for the song I Want A Girl (Just Like The Girl That Married Dear Old Dad (1911) written in collaboration with Harry von Tilzer. He performed in Vaudeville with his brothers John and Harry and billing his own act as the Man of a Thousand Songs".After suffering injuries a car accident he died in Ithaca, New York.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 17 works by William Austin Dillon (1877-1966). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
I'd Like to Know You Better (w&m) 1902 Arr. by Ed. A Dicky  wvicon.gif
Mary Ann 1904  wvicon.gif
Every Little Bit Added to What You've Got Makes Just a Little Bit More 1907 Laurence M. Dillon (words)
Lew Dockstader (sung by)
Bonnie, My Highland Lassie (w&m) 1908 Blanche Ring (sung by)  wvicon.gif
I'd Rather Have a Girlie Than an Automobile (w&m) 1908  wvicon.gif
Playtime 1908  wvicon.gif
I Want One Like Pa Had Yesterday (w&m) 1912  wvicon.gif
Take Me to the Cabaret (w&m) 1912 Will Dillon (words)
Emma Carus (sung by)
Bert Walton (sung by)
I'll Wed the Girl I Left Behind (w&m) 1916  wvicon.gif
My Grandfather's Girl (w&m) 1916 Blanche Ring (sung by)  wvicon.gif
On the Old Back Seat of the Henry Ford 1916 Lawrence Dillon (co-author)
Arthur Collins (sung by)
Take Me to My Alabam' 1916 Harry Tobias (co-author)
That Girl of Mine 1916 H. Tobias (words)
A. Lange (words)
Our Father Who Art in Heaven 1929
I Know Who's Kissing Her Now (w&m) 1948  wvicon.gif
Come Back My Own United States ?
Your Town and My Town n.d.  wvicon.gif