Mort Dixon

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Mort Dixon (born on March 2, 1892 in New York City, New York, died March 23, 1956 Bronxville, New YorK) was an American lyricist. Dixon began writing songs in the early 1920s, and was active into the 1930s.

His chief composer collaborators were Ray Henderson, Harry Warren (2), Harry Woods (2) and Allie Wrubel.

Dixon wrote lyrics to such songs as "Bye Bye Blackbird", "You're My Everything", "That Old Gang of Mine", "If I Had a Girl Like You", "Just Like a Butterfly that’s Caught in the Rain", "Marching Along Together" and "The Lady in Red", just to mention a few.
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A3970 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / No, No, Nora album art California Ramblers / The Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe That Old Gang Of Mine California Ramblers / The Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe - That Old Gang Of Mine / No, No, Nora(Shellac, 10") Columbia A3970 USA & Canada 1923 Sell This Version
021040 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Say It With A Ukelele album art Apollo Male Trio / Arthur Wilson (4) And Frank Sterling (3) That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) Apollo Male Trio / Arthur Wilson (4) And Frank Sterling (3) - That Old Gang Of Mine / Say It With A Ukelele Pathé Actuelle 021040 US 1923 Sell This Version
9544 Mort Dixon - Ev'ry Night I Cry Myself To Sleep Over You / That Old Gang Of Mine album art Arthur Fields / Bob Thomas (11) That Old Gang Of Mine Arthur Fields / Bob Thomas (11) - Ev'ry Night I Cry Myself To Sleep Over You / That Old Gang Of Mine(Shellac, 10") Regal (3) 9544 1923 Sell This Version
14646 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Last Night On The Back Porch (I Loved Her Best Of All) album art Criterion Male Quartet That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) Criterion Male Quartet - That Old Gang Of Mine / Last Night On The Back Porch (I Loved Her Best Of All)(Shellac, 10") Vocalion (2) 14646 US 1923 Sell This Version
14674 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Foolish Child album art The Ambassadors (11) That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) The Ambassadors (11) - That Old Gang Of Mine / Foolish Child(Shellac, 10", Red) Vocalion (2) 14674 US 1923 Sell This Version
2382 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine album art J. Lawrence Cook J. Lawrence Cook - That Old Gang Of Mine(Reel, Pap) QRS Music Rolls Studio 2382 US 1923 Sell This Version
382 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Swingin' Down The Lane album art Cross And Healy* / William West (6) That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) Cross And Healy* / William West (6) - That Old Gang Of Mine / Swingin' Down The Lane(Shellac, 10") Cameo (3) 382 US 1923 Sell This Version
1281 Mort Dixon - Roamin' To Wyomin' / Not Here - Not There album art Sam Lanin's Orchestra* Not Here - Not There (as Dixon) Sam Lanin's Orchestra* - Roamin' To Wyomin' / Not Here - Not There(Shellac, 10") Banner 1281 US 1923 Sell This Version
19221 Mort Dixon - Not Here - Not There / Big Hearted Bennie album art Billy Murray Not Here - Not There (It's Fifty Miles From Nowhere) Billy Murray - Not Here - Not There / Big Hearted Bennie(Shellac, 10") Victor 19221 US 1923 Sell This Version
11299 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / A Million Years album art Knickerbocker Quartet / Frank Bessinger That Old Gang Of Mine Knickerbocker Quartet / Frank Bessinger - That Old Gang Of Mine / A Million Years(Shellac, 10") Triangle (16) 11299 US 1923 Sell This Version
12077 Mort Dixon - Not Here - Not There (It's Fifty Miles From Nowhere) / It's Not The First Time You Left Me (But It's The Last Time You'll Come Back) album art Frank Wright And Frank Bessinger* Not Here - Not There (It's Fifty Miles From Nowhere) (as Dixon) Frank Wright And Frank Bessinger* - Not Here - Not There (It's Fifty Miles From Nowhere) / It's Not The First Time You Left Me (But It's The Last Time You'll Come Back)(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 12077 US 1923 Sell This Version
14174 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Underneath The Sip, Sip, Sippy Moon album art Les Stevens And His Orchestra* / Max Terr And His Orchestra That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) Les Stevens And His Orchestra* / Max Terr And His Orchestra - That Old Gang Of Mine / Underneath The Sip, Sip, Sippy Moon(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 14174 US 1923 Sell This Version
388 Mort Dixon - Not Here, Not There / Those Beautiful Eyes album art Bob Haring's Velvetone Orchestra / Cameo Dance Orchestra Not Here, Not There (It's Fifty Miles From Nowhere) = Ni Aqui Ni Alla (as Dixon) Bob Haring's Velvetone Orchestra / Cameo Dance Orchestra - Not Here, Not There / Those Beautiful Eyes(Shellac, 10") Cameo (3) 388 US 1923 Sell This Version
19095 Mort Dixon - That Old Gang Of Mine / Hi Lee Hi Lo album art Billy Murray - Ed Smalle That Old Gang Of Mine (as Dixon) Billy Murray - Ed Smalle - That Old Gang Of Mine / Hi Lee Hi Lo(Shellac, 10") Victor 19095 US 1923 Sell This Version
2668 Mort Dixon - Follow The Swallow / Not Now, Not Yet, But Soon album art Carl Fenton's Orchestra Follow The Swallow (as Dixon) Carl Fenton's Orchestra - Follow The Swallow / Not Now, Not Yet, But Soon Brunswick 2668 Australia 1924 Sell This Version
2576 Mort Dixon - Why Did I Kiss That Girl / I Wonder Who's Dancing With You Tonight album art Bennie Krueger's Orchestra I Wonder Who's Dancing With You Tonight (as Dixon) Bennie Krueger's Orchestra - Why Did I Kiss That Girl / I Wonder Who's Dancing With You Tonight Brunswick 2576 US 1924 Sell This Version
2671 Mort Dixon - Follow The Swallow / I Wonder What's Become Of Sally album art Al Jolson With Carl Fenton's Orchestra Follow The Swallow (as Dixon) Al Jolson With Carl Fenton's Orchestra - Follow The Swallow / I Wonder What's Become Of Sally Brunswick 2671 US 1924 Sell This Version
12150 Mort Dixon - Follow The Swallow / My Colorado Home album art Charles Warren And Frank Sterling (3) / Vernon Dalhart Follow The Swallow (as Dixon) Charles Warren And Frank Sterling (3) / Vernon Dalhart - Follow The Swallow / My Colorado Home(Shellac, 10", Bro) Perfect (3) 12150 US 1924 Sell This Version
212-D Mort Dixon - Follow The Swallow / The Little Old Clock On The Mantel album art Art Kahn And His Orchestra* Follow The Swallow (as Dixon) Art Kahn And His Orchestra* - Follow The Swallow / The Little Old Clock On The Mantel(Shellac, 10") Columbia 212-D US 1924 Sell This Version
595 Mort Dixon - Louise / I've Got A Feeling For Ophelia album art The Radio Franks Wright And Bessinger I've Got A Feeling For Ophelia (as Dixon) The Radio Franks Wright And Bessinger - Louise / I've Got A Feeling For Ophelia(Shellac, 10") Cameo (3) 595 US 1924 Sell This Version
19428 Mort Dixon - Where The Dreamy Wabash Flows / Follow The Swallow album art Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra / George Olsen And His Music* Follow The Swallow (as Dixon) Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra / George Olsen And His Music* - Where The Dreamy Wabash Flows / Follow The Swallow(Shellac, 10") Victor 19428 US 1924 Sell This Version
11368 Mort Dixon - Follow The Swallow / Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine album art Irving Post Follow The Swallow (as M. Dixon) Irving Post - Follow The Swallow / Put Away A Little Ray Of Golden Sunshine(Shellac, 10") Puritan 11368 US 1924 Sell This Version
12112 Mort Dixon - Maybe / You're in Love With Every One album art Frank Wright And Frank Bessinger* You're In Love With Every One (But The One Who Is In Love With You) (as Dixon) Frank Wright And Frank Bessinger* - Maybe / You're in Love With Every One(Shellac, 10") Perfect (3) 12112 US 1924 Sell This Version
19795 Mort Dixon - Keep Your Skirts Down Mary Ann / If I Had A Girl Like You album art Aileen Stanley - Billy Murray If I Had A Girl Like You (as Dixon) Aileen Stanley - Billy Murray - Keep Your Skirts Down Mary Ann / If I Had A Girl Like You Victor 19795 US 1925 Sell This Version
19772 Mort Dixon - If I Had A Girl Like You / Darktown Shuffle album art Seattle Harmony Kings If I Had A Girl Like You (as Dixon) Seattle Harmony Kings - If I Had A Girl Like You / Darktown Shuffle Victor 19772 US 1925 Sell This Version

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November 3, 2018
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