I am proud to announce my band The Illusion and I were inducted
into the L I Music
hall of fame on 10/7/23. I have been waiting 20 years for this
were many TV spots here are 2
I could not be there Here
is a video on Youtube that they played before the band
are just some of the current inductees .I think you will be
impressed with the quality of musicians that are in the hall. like
Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Billy Joel, Kiss, Neil Diamond
and even Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett Just to name a few.
About John Dillion
Here are 3 of the illusion Album covers
From the late 60's early 70"s
1969 "CASH BOX" cover
John Vinci aka ,John Dillion
My mother said I sang before I talked. I always loved music.
When I was a young teenager I sang with numerous Doo Wop groups and in my late
teens and early 20's I had success with a group called "Illusion". We recorded 3 albums on
Paramount's "Steed " records and played with some of the great bands
of the time like Hendrix, The Who, The Vanilla Fudge, Allman brothers ,
Mitch Ryder, Rascals, Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Alice Cooper,
Little Richard, BB King, Leon Russell, Mama Cass ,Hall and Oates and so many
Here are some
posters from the " Good
old Days "..
In my early 30's I was in a group called
"Network" on Epic records. We were managed by the famous Tommy
Mottola and did a world tour with Hall and Oates. You can
check out some additional information on the Illusions official website. http://distortedrock.tripod.com/
Here is our album cover on
I started selling musical equipment in the early 80's and worked for such
guitar companies as Dean, B.C Rich, Guild and others.
Dillion guitars was founded in 1996. Dealers and consumers instantly started
calling me John Dillion because I answered the phone and emails John "Dillion"
Hopefully you own one of
my instruments and you are pleased with it and that's all I can hope for.
John Dillion 2019
Here are some old videos from 1981
video form a late 60's TV show
Here is my latest compellation
of all my favorite songs with a few that were never released.
If you want to buy one , let me know. I may have a few lying around.
Here are a few more pictures from the 60's
I hope you enjoyed a trip into
my past with me.