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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 301-325 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-6572 10-in. 10/29/1908 Go get your partners for the barn dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6671 10-in. 12/16/1908 Won't you even say hello Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6672 10-in. 12/16/1908 Down among the sugar cane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6673 10-in. 12/16/1908 The sweetest gal in town Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6751 10-in. 1/27/1909 Victor Minstrels no. 15 Victor Minstrel Company Minstrels, with orchestra performer  
Victor B-6752 10-in. 1/27/1909 Victor Minstrels, no. 16 Victor Minstrel Company Minstrels, with orchestra performer  
Victor C-6835 12-in. 2/25/1909 'Possum supper at the Darktown church Victor Vaudeville Company Descriptive scene performer  
Victor B-6928 10-in. 3/25/1909 Tittle, tattle, tattle tale Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6929 10-in. 3/25/1909 My bambazoo Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6930 10-in. 3/25/1909 On a monkey honeymoon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-7087 10-in. 5/17/1909 Fourth of July in Jayville Center Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene, unaccompanied speaker  
Victor B-8000 10-in. 5/21/1909 Mamma, don't scold me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8002 10-in. 5/21/1909 Oh, you lovin' gal Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8003 10-in. 5/21/1909 Who's your friend? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8114 10-in. 7/16/1909 Baboon bungalow Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8115 10-in. 7/16/1909 My wife's gone to the country Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8116 10-in. 7/16/1909 Down at the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8175 10-in. 8/25/1909 I want someone to play with Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8176 10-in. 8/25/1909 How do you do, Miss Josephine? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8177 10-in. 8/25/1909 Run, Brudder 'Possum, run! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8319 10-in. 10/26/1909 Little Miss Golden Curls Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8320 10-in. 10/26/1909 Down where the big bananas grow Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8321 10-in. 10/26/1909 Dinah, dear Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8496 10-in. 12/20/1909 I'd like to be a soldier boy in blue Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8497 10-in. 12/20/1909 Some day, Melinda Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 301-325 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed December 1, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

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