William Austin Dillon  (1877-1966)
Last updated: 28.04.22
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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pdf15.gif End of the Road W.A. Dillon (music)
H. Lauder (coauth.)
H. Lauder (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Every Little Bit Added to What You've Got Makes Just a Little Bit More W.A. Dillon (music)
Laurence M. Dillon (coauth.)
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pdf15.gif That Girl of Mine W.A. Dillon (music)
H. Tobias (coauth.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 19 works by William Austin Dillon (1877-1966). 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
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 (co-author)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
Lew Dockstader (perf.)
Mamie Harnish (perf.)
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Bonnie, My Highland Lassie (w&m) 1908 Blanche Ring (perf.)  wvicon.gif
I'd Rather Be a Little Too Soon Than Just a Little Bit Too Late (w&m) 1908 Mabel Webb (perf.)  Pub.
I'd Rather Have a Girlie Than an Automobile (w&m) 1908  Pub.
Playtime 1908  Pub.
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 (perf.)
Bert Walton (perf.)
I'll Wed the Girl I Left Behind (w&m) 1916  Pub.
My Grandfather's Girl (w&m) 1916 Blanche Ring (perf.)  Pub.
On the Old Back Seat of the Henry Ford 1916 Lawrence Dillon (co-author)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Take Me to My Alabam' 1916 Harry Tobias (co-author)
That Girl of Mine 1916 H. Tobias (co-author)
A. Lange (co-author)
End of the Road 1924 Harry Lauder (co-author)
H. Lauder (perf.)
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.  Pub.