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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 401-425 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13422 10-in. 6/12/1913 Down on the farm in harvest time Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13423 10-in. 6/12/1913 We've got a parrot in our house Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13632 10-in. 7/24/1913 Mammy Jinny's jubilee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13633 10-in. 7/24/1913 When old Silas does the turkey trot (to Turkey in the straw) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13634 10-in. 7/24/1913 Just to be a child again Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13716 10-in. 9/3/1913 The international rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13717 10-in. 9/3/1913 On the Honeymoon Express Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13889 10-in. 10/1/1913 Underneath the tango moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13890 10-in. 10/1/1913 Let me change your name, Miss Mandy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13974 10-in. 10/21/1913 Beautiful bird, sing on! Joseph Belmont ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with bird calls and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13975 10-in. 10/21/1913 The nightingale Joseph Belmont ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with bird calls and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13978 10-in. 10/22/1913 Way down upon the old Swanee Frank Croxton ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13979 10-in. 10/22/1913 There's a girl in Arizona Frank Croxton ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14009 10-in. 10/29/1913 Down in Monkeyville Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14010 10-in. 10/29/1913 Tra, la, la, la! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14097 10-in. 11/19/1913 Down in Chattanooga Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14098 10-in. 11/19/1913 All the little lovin' that I had for you is gone, gone, gone Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14360 10-in. 1/22/1914 Camp meeting band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14361 10-in. 1/22/1914 Let's all go 'round to Mary Ann's Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14537 10-in. 3/5/1914 Hiram Tucker Byron G. Harlan ; Ada Jones Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14538 10-in. 3/5/1914 This is the life Byron G. Harlan ; Ada Jones Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14573 10-in. 3/16/1914 Celebratin' day in Tennessee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14574 10-in. 3/16/1914 Ev'rybody loves rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14575 10-in. 3/16/1914 Hesitate me around, Bill Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14860 10-in. 5/25/1914 Mootching along (At the Cotton Ball) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 401-425 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed February 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 February 2021.

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