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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, Died September 11th, 1936

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 276-300 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-5076 10-in. 2/13/1908 My gal Irene Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-5077 10-in. 2/13/1908 Hoo-oo! Ain't you coming out tonight? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-5093 10-in. 2/25/1908 At the village post office Victor Vaudeville Company Descriptive scene author  
Victor B-5094 10-in. 2/25/1908 An evening at Mrs. Clancey's boarding house Victor Vaudeville Company Descriptive scene, with orchestra author  
Victor E-5094 8-in. 2/25/1908 An evening at Mrs. Clancey's boarding house Victor Vaudeville Company Descriptive scene, with orchestra author  
Victor B-6081 10-in. 4/6/1908 Victor Minstrels no. 11 Victor Minstrels Minstrels performer  
Victor E-6081 8-in. 4/6/1908 Victor Minstrels no. 11 Victor Minstrels Minstrels performer  
Victor B-6082 10-in. 4/6/1908 Victor Minstrels no. 14 Victor Minstrels Minstrels performer  
Victor B-6173 10-in. 5/6/1908 Stop making faces at me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6174 10-in. 5/6/1908 Honey, won't you please come down Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6175 10-in. 5/6/1908 Down in Jungle Town Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6253 10-in. 6/8/1908 Everybody loves me but the one I love Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6258 10-in. 6/8/1908 Wishes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6259 10-in. 6/8/1908 Every mother's son there sang 'The Wearing of the Green' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6296 10-in. 7/9/1908 Victor Minstrels no. 13 Victor Minstrels Minstrels performer  
Victor B-6297 10-in. 7/9/1908 Victor Minstrels no. 12 Victor Minstrels Minstrels performer  
Victor B-6348 10-in. 8/13/1908 Cheer up, cherries will soon be ripe Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6349 10-in. 8/13/1908 My brudda Sylvest Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6350 10-in. 8/13/1908 Down in Georgia on campmeeting day Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6464 10-in. 9/25/1908 Grandma Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6465 10-in. 9/25/1908 I'm tying the leaves so they won't come down Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6467 10-in. 9/25/1908 Play that rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6468 10-in. 9/25/1908 Honey Lou Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6570 10-in. 10/29/1908 When I marry you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6571 10-in. 10/29/1908 Alabam' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 276-300 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

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