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Byron G. Harlan

Byron George Harlan (August 29, 1861 – September 11, 1936) was an American singer from Kansas, a comic minstrel singer and balladeer who often recorded with Arthur Collins. The two together were often billed as "Collins & Harlan".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 29th, 1861

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker, performer, author, composer, lyricist

Notes: Tenor; performed with Arthur Collins as the comic duo Collins and Harlan; also recorded under the names Cyrus Pippins, Deacon Treadway, Bert Terry, Byron Holland, Chester Lincoln, and Cy Stebbins

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1719 7-in. 10/31/1902 I never trouble trouble till trouble troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1719 10-in. 10/31/1902 I never trouble trouble till trouble troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1720 7-in. 10/31/1902 The shirt-waist band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1720 10-in. 10/31/1902 The shirt-waist band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1721 7-in. 10/31/1902 Oh such a business! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1721 10-in. 10/31/1902 Oh such a business! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1722 7-in. 10/31/1902 I must have been a-dreamin' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1722 10-in. 10/31/1902 I must have been a-dreamin' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1723 7-in. 10/31/1902 The first rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1723 10-in. 10/31/1902 The first rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1727 7-in. 11/1/1902 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1727 10-in. 11/1/1902 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1728 7-in. 11/1/1902 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1728 10-in. 11/1/1902 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1966 7-in. 2/12/1903 O-O-O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1966 10-in. 2/12/1903 Oh oh O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1967 7-in. 2/12/1903 Strike out McCracken Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1967 10-in. 2/12/1903 Strike out McCracken Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1968 7-in. 2/12/1903 Trouble Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1968 10-in. 2/12/1903 Trouble Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1969 7-in. 2/12/1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1969 10-in. 2/12/1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1970 7-in. 2/12/1903 I'll kill the man who swiped me can Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1970 10-in. 2/12/1903 I'll kill the man who swiped me can Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1971 7-in. 2/12/1903 I'm unlucky Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed September 18, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 18 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531

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