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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 226-250 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E-4041 8-in. 11/14/1906 Won't you come over to my house Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4042 10-in. 11/14/1906 I'm keepin' my love lamp burnin' fo' you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4043 8-in. 11/14/1906 Arrah Wanna Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4044 8-in. 11/14/1906 Good-a-bye John Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4174 10-in. 1/15/1907 Meet me, sweet Kathleen, in honeysuckle time Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4213 10-in. 1/23/1907 Tramp, tramp, tramp Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4213 8-in. 1/23/1907 Tramp, tramp, tramp Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4214 10-in. 1/23/1907 Iola Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4214 8-in. 1/23/1907 Iola Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4264 10-in. 2/26/1907 That welcome on the mat ain't meant for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4265 8-in. 2/26/1907 Reed Bird, the Indian bride Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4266 10-in. 2/26/1907 Bake dat chicken pie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4267 10-in. 2/26/1907 If you want to pick a fuss, wait 'til the sun shines Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4268 8-in. 2/26/1907 Lovin' time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4270 10-in. 2/26/1907 School days Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4458 10-in. 5/6/1907 Since Arrah Wanna married Barney Carney Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4459 10-in. 5/6/1907 Many's the time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4460 8-in. 5/6/1907 Won't you let me put my arms around you? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4461 10-in. 5/6/1907 The first rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor E-4461 8-in. 5/6/1907 First rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor B-4471 10-in. 5/9/1907 A little suit of blue Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4472 10-in. 5/9/1907 Since you called me Dearie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-4473 8-in. 5/9/1907 Playing hide and seek Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4474 10-in. 5/9/1907 Nobody's little girl Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-4559[a] 10-in. 6/5/1907 Captain Baby Bunting Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 226-250 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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