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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 351-375 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10150 10-in. 4/5/1911 Can't you take it back and change it for a boy? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10152 10-in. 4/5/1911 The Mississippi dippy dip Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10153 10-in. 4/5/1911 I'm crazy 'bout the turkey trot Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10154 10-in. 4/5/1911 Baby Rose Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10370 10-in. 5/23/1911 I like the hat, I like the dress, and I like the girl that's in it Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10371 10-in. 5/23/1911 On Mobile Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10372 10-in. 5/23/1911 Clara Jenkins' tea Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10373 10-in. 5/23/1911 Good-bye, old gal Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10374 10-in. 5/23/1911 Alexander's ragtime band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10398 10-in. 6/7/1911 The village barber Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene, with banjo speaker  
Victor B-10399 10-in. 6/7/1911 The old time street fakir Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene, with banjo speaker  
Victor B-10543 10-in. 6/16/1911 Here's what you've got to do if you want your honey gal Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10544 10-in. 6/16/1911 Dancing on the levee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-10545 10-in. 6/16/1911 The baseball glide Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11291 10-in. 11/22/1911 In the days of girls and boys Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11292 10-in. 11/22/1911 Everybody's doing it now Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11293 10-in. 11/22/1911 I want to be in Dixie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11294 10-in. 11/22/1911 The rooster and the hen Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11416 10-in. 12/28/1911 The darkies' ragtime ball Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11417 10-in. 12/28/1911 Dixie moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11424 10-in. 12/28/1911 Way down East where I belong Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11521 10-in. 1/29/1912 Let's grow old together, Honey Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11522 10-in. 1/29/1912 Lady Angeline Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11523 10-in. 1/29/1912 Don't leave me now Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11652 10-in. 3/1/1912 They gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun' American Quartet ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 351-375 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed January 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

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