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Daniel Decatur Emmett (1815–1904)

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Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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(age 88) in Mount Vernon, Ohio, USA

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 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Head (2013) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 2012 The Office (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Andy's Ancestry (2012) ... (music: "Dixie")
 2011 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Cast (2011) ... ("Dixie")
 2010 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #26.88 (2010) ... (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 2008 Fallout 3 (Video Game) (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 2006 Garfield 2 (writer: "Dixie" (1860))
 2006 RV (writer: "Dixie (I Wish I Was In Dixie)")
 2004 A Cinderella Story (writer: "Dixie Horn Sound Effect" - uncredited)
 2004 C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1999-2002 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Sweetest Apu (2002) ... (writer: "Dixie")
- E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) (1999) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 2001 Grounded for Life (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Smoke on the Daughter (2001) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 2001 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Nickname (2001) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 2001 Mark Twain (TV Movie documentary) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 2000 Bamboozled (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1997 Starship Troopers (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1997 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Deadly Mantis (1997) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi (writer: "Dixie's Land (I Wish I was in Dixie)" - uncredited)
 1996 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Podunk Possum in One Step Beyond (1996) ... (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
  Animaniacs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1995) (music - 1 episode, 1993)
- The Presidents/Don't Tread on Us/The Flame Returns (1995) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
- Dough Dough Boys/Boot Camping/General Boo-Regard (1993) ... (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1995 The Neon Bible (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 1993 The Pelican Brief (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie" - uncredited)
 1993 Gettysburg (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1992 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- In the Army/Powdered Toastman (1992) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1992 Black Magic (TV Movie) (writer: "Dixie")
 1991 The Prince of Tides (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 1991 Rambling Rose (lyrics: "Dixie") / (music: "Dixie")
 1990 Saved by the Bell (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Glee Club (1990) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1990 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Wake Up Call of the Wild (1990) ... (music: "Polly Wolly Doodle" - uncredited)
 1990 Bordertown (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hunter's Moon (1990) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1988 The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (TV Movie documentary) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1988 Cheers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tale of Two Cuties (1988) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1984 Bank Panic (Video Game) (writer: "Dixie")
  The Waltons (TV Series) (1 episode, 1978) (music - 1 episode, 1981)
- The Pursuit (1981) ... (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
- The Calling (1978) ... ("Old Dan Tucker")
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- In the Beginning (1980) ... (lyrics: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1977 Sharon (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales (writer: "(I Wish I Was In) Dixie's Land")
 1975 Brother Can You Spare a Dime (Documentary) (music: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1974 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- By Dawn's Early Light (1974) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1969 The Lawrence Welk Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Veteran's Day Show (1969) ... (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1968 Rowan & Martin at the Movies (Documentary short) (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Night of Fire and Brimstone (1968) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1966 Branded (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Golden Fleece (1966) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1965 The Avengers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Silent Dust (1965) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.21 (1965) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1964 The Big Parade of Comedy (Documentary) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1964 Swingers' Paradise (writer: "Dixie")
 1963 Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (Documentary) (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860))
 1963 Gone Are the Days! (writer: "Dixie's Land" - as Dan Emmett)
 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jed's Dilemma (1963) ... (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1962 Carmen Get It! (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1962 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (writer: "Polly Wolly Doodle" - uncredited)
 1962 Sweet Bird of Youth (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1962 A Touch of Treason (writer: "Dixie")
 1961 Lover Come Back (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land - uncredited)
 1961 Yves Montand on Broadway (TV Movie) ("Old Man Tucker", uncredited)
 1961 The Rebel Without Claws (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Trail Gang (1960) ... ("Old Dan Tucker", uncredited)
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Incident of the Shambling Man (1959) ... (writer: "Old Dan Tucker")
 1959 The Horse Soldiers (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1959 The Sound and the Fury (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1958-1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Collector's Item (1959) ... (writer: "Dixie")
- Old Dixie (1958) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1956-1957 Cheyenne (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Conspirators (1957) ... (writer: "Dixie")
- The Long Winter (1956) ... (writer: "Old Dan Tucker")
 1957 Blackboard Jumble (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rivals (1957) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1956 Giant (music: "Dixie" (1860) - uncredited)
 1956 The Great Locomotive Chase (writer: "Dixie")
 1955 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Blind Date (1955) ... (writer: "Dixie")
 1955 Southbound Duckling (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1955 The Battle of Gettysburg (Documentary short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1954 Grand Canyonscope (Short) (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1954 Hic-cup Pup (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1953 Escape from Fort Bravo (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1953 Column South (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1953 Southern Fried Rabbit (Short) (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1953 Shane (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1953 Little Johnny Jet (Short) (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land")
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1952 Cattle Town (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1952 Big Jim McLain (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1952 Son of Paleface (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1952 Little Red Rodent Hood (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1952 With a Song in My Heart (writer: "DIXIE")
 1952 The Greatest Show on Earth (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1951 Golden Girl (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1951 Drums in the Deep South (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1950 Rio Grande (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1950 Blues Busters (writer: "Dixie's Land")
 1950 Two Flags West (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1950 Dog Gone South (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1950 Montana (lyrics: "Old Dan Tucker")
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1949 Home in San Antone ("Old Dan Tucker", uncredited)
 1949 South of St. Louis (writer: "Dixie")
 1949 Mississippi Hare (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1948 Loaded Pistols (lyrics: "Jimmy-Crack-Corn") / (music: "Jimmy-Crack-Corn")
 1948 So You Want to Be in Politics (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1948 A Southern Yankee ("Dixie", uncredited)
 1948 The Dude Goes West (writer: "Old Dan Tucker" - uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1947 Under Colorado Skies ("Jimmy Crack Corn (The Blue Tail Fly)")
 1946 Movieland Magic (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1945 The Bullfighters (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1944 Girl Rush (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860))
 1944 South of Dixie (writer: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1944 Slightly Daffy (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1943 Thousands Cheer (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1943 Dixie (writer: "DIXIE" (1859), "Old Dan Tucker", "Jimmy Crack Corn (The Blue Tail Fly)" - uncredited)
 1943 The Yankee Doodle Mouse (Short) (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1943 Flop Goes the Weasel (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1943 Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1942 Whistling in Dixie (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1942 Blitz Wolf (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1942 Fresh Hare (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1942 Nutty News (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1942 Daffy's Southern Exposure (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1942 Who's Who in the Zoo (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1942 Blue, White and Perfect (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1942 Lady for a Night (writer: "Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On (writer: "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1941 Those Good Old Days (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1941 Marie Green and Her Merry Men (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1941 The Goose Goes South (Short) (music: "Dixie")
 1941 Goofy Groceries (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1941 Tobacco Road (writer: "Dixie's Land")
 1940 Arizona (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1940 Carolina Moon (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1940 Tom Turkey and His Harmonica Humdingers (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1940 Forty Little Mothers (writer: "Dixie" (1860) - uncredited)
 1940 Confederate Honey (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1939 Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary (Documentary) (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land")
 1939 World's Fair Junior (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 Old Natchez on the Mississippi (Documentary short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1939 The Royal Rodeo (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 Naughty Neighbors (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1939 Detouring America (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 The Bookworm (Short) (music: "Dixie")
 1939 The Old Maid (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1939 Scalp Trouble (Short) (music: "Dixie")
 1939 Kristopher Kolumbus Jr. (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1939 Fixer Dugan (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860))
 1939 Dodge City (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (ca 1860) - uncredited)
 1939 A Day at the Zoo (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1939 Lincoln in the White House (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 1938 Kentucky (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 Brother Rat (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 Johnny Smith and Poker-Huntas (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1938 The Texans (lyrics: "(I Wish I Was In) Dixie" - uncredited) / (music: "(I Wish I Was In) Dixie" - uncredited)
 1938 Little Miss Broadway (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 The Story of Doctor Carver (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938 (writer: " (I WISH I WAS IN) DIXIE'S LAND" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 Of Human Hearts (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1938 Natural Wonders of the West (Documentary short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1938 Porky's Poppa (Short) (music: "Dixie")
 1937 The Man Without a Country (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1937 Porky's Railroad (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1937 They Won't Forget (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1937 Marry the Girl (music: "Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1937 Uncle Tom's Bungalow (Short) (music: "Dixie" - uncredited)
 1937 Public Wedding (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1937 Under Southern Stars (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1936 One in a Million (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860))
 1936 Banjo on My Knee (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1936 The Plainsman (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1936 Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island (writer: "Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1936 Between the Lines (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1936 Freshman Love (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1935 The Littlest Rebel (lyrics: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited) / (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1935 Steamboat Round the Bend (lyrics: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited) / (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1935 Southern Exposure (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land)
 1935 The Blue and the Gray (Documentary short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1935 The Little Colonel (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1934 Judge Priest (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1934 Operator 13 (writer: "I Wish I Was In Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1934 The Stolen Melody (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1933 Duck Soup (writer: "(I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1933 Ever in My Heart (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1933 Ace of Aces (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1933 Mickey's Mellerdrammer (Short) (writer: "Dixie")
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1932 The Music Box (Short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1932 It's Tough to Be Famous (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" - uncredited)
 1931 Secret Service (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1931 Believe It or Not #7 (Documentary short) (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1930 Abraham Lincoln (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1929 Salute (writer: "Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1928 Show People (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin (writer: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land" (1860) - uncredited)
 1925 Dixie (Short) (music: " (I Wish I Was in) Dixie's Land")
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