Mort Dixon

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Mort Dixon
Born(1892-03-20)March 20, 1892
OriginNew York City, U.S.A.
DiedMarch 23, 1956(1956-03-23) (aged 64)
Bronxville, New York, U.S.A.
Years active1920s–1930s
Associated actsRay Henderson, Harry Warren, Harry M. Woods, Allie Wrubel

Mort Dixon (March 20, 1892 – March 23, 1956) was a noted lyricist.


Born in New York City, Dixon began writing songs in the early 1920s, and was active into the 1930s. He achieved success with his first published effort, 1923's "That Old Gang of Mine". His chief composer collaborators were Ray Henderson, Harry Warren, Harry M. Woods and Allie Wrubel.

Among his lyrics are: "That Old Gang Of Mine" (1923), "Bye Bye Blackbird" (1926), "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover" (1927), "Nagasaki" (1928), "Would You Like to Take a Walk?" (1930), "I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)", "You're My Everything", and "River, Stay 'Way from My Door" (1931), "Flirtation Walk" and "Mr and Mrs is the Name" (1934) and "The Lady in Red" (1935).

Dixon is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He died in Bronxville, New York.

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