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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 376-400 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11653 10-in. 3/1/1912 They gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun' Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11654 10-in. 3/4/1912 A rural argument Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor B-11655 10-in. 3/4/1912 In Jay Town Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene, with orchestra speaker  
Victor B-11872 10-in. 4/15/1912 That baboon baby dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11873 10-in. 4/15/1912 That precious little thing called love Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11874 10-in. 4/15/1912 That sneaky snakey rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12198 10-in. 7/17/1912 Ragtime soldier man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12199 10-in. 7/17/1912 Buddy boy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12421 10-in. 9/27/1912 Take me to that Swanee shore Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12422 10-in. 9/27/1912 Oh! You little bear Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12566 10-in. 11/5/1912 When the midnight choo-choo leaves for Alabam' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12567 10-in. 11/5/1912 At the levee on revival day Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12669 10-in. 12/2/1912 Wal, I swan! Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12670 10-in. 12/2/1912 The organ grinder's troubles Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra and hand-organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12716 10-in. 12/13/1912 Casey Jones went down on the Robert E. Lee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12717 10-in. 12/13/1912 Underneath the cotton moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12718 10-in. 12/13/1912 I'm goin' back to Memphis, Tennessee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12789 10-in. 1/10/1913 Let's go to Savannah, Ga. Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12790 10-in. 1/10/1913 Here comes my daddy now Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12861 10-in. 2/3/1913 Two jolly sailors Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12862 10-in. 2/3/1913 Down on Jasper's farm Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12872 10-in. 2/5/1913 Melinda's wedding day Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12873 10-in. 2/5/1913 Pickin' cotton Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12984 10-in. 3/12/1913 Roll on, Missouri Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-12985 10-in. 3/12/1913 I'm going back to Carolina Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 376-400 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.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 January 2021.

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