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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 326-350 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8498 10-in. 12/20/1909 Lyna, oh, oh, Miss Lyna Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8625 10-in. 2/12/1910 That mesmerizing Mendelssohn tune Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8626 10-in. 2/12/1910 Moonlight in jungle land Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8628 10-in. 2/12/1910 In Grandma's days Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8768 10-in. 3/30/1910 When the girl you want, wants you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8769 10-in. 3/30/1910 Alexander and his clarinet Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-8770 10-in. 3/30/1910 Zoo Lou Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9035 10-in. 5/31/1910 Dear Mayme, I love you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9036 10-in. 5/31/1910 Sugar moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9037 10-in. 5/31/1910 Swingin' in de sky Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9339 10-in. 7/29/1910 Sweet Italian love Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9340 10-in. 7/29/1910 The barn dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9341 10-in. 7/29/1910 Yucatana man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9409 10-in. 9/6/1910 Lucy-Anna-Lou Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9635 10-in. 11/9/1910 Think it over, Mary Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9636 10-in. 11/9/1910 Oh, that moonlight glide Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9654 10-in. 11/16/1910 'Toodles' Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9655 10-in. 11/16/1910 Put your arms around me, honey Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9656 10-in. 11/16/1910 Slip on your gingham gown Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9657 10-in. 11/16/1910 Down on the Brandywine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9795 10-in. 1/12/1911 Cyrus Pippin's wedding day Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9796 10-in. 1/12/1911 Under the yum-yum tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9797 10-in. 1/12/1911 I wish I had a pal like you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10005 10-in. 2/27/1911 Two rubes swapping horses Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Victor B-10006 10-in. 2/27/1911 Congressman Filkin's home coming Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene, with orchestra speaker  
(Results 326-350 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed January 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

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