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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 426-450 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14861 10-in. 5/25/1914 Me and Mandy Lee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14894 10-in. 5/25/1914 That Reuben tango huskin' bee Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15021 10-in. 6/29/1914 Eagle Rock Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15022 10-in. 6/29/1914 My croony melody Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15070 10-in. 7/16/1914 The aba daba honeymoon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15071 10-in. 7/16/1914 The Mississippi barbecue Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15184 10-in. 9/14/1914 I'm goin' back to Louisiana Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15185 10-in. 9/14/1914 Do the funny fox trot Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15602 10-in. 1/15/1915 Doodle-oodle dee (Means, won't you marry me) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15603 10-in. 1/15/1915 Cotton blossom time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15746 10-in. 3/1/1915 Minstrel parade Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15747 10-in. 3/1/1915 Auntie Skinner's chicken dinner Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15963 10-in. 4/28/1915 On my way to New Orleans Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-15964 10-in. 4/28/1915 Alabama jubilee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16069 10-in. 6/4/1915 The village gossips Byron G. Harlan ; Cal Stewart Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor B-16070 10-in. 6/4/1915 Show troupe at Pun'kin Centre Byron G. Harlan ; Cal Stewart Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor B-16223 10-in. 7/16/1915 Back home in Tennessee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16224 10-in. 7/16/1915 Down in Bom-Bombay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16441 10-in. 9/1/1915 Dancing the jelly roll Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16442 10-in. 9/1/1915 Listen to that Dixie band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16447 10-in. 9/1/1915 Emancipation handicap Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16649 10-in. 10/13/1915 The blue jay and the thrush Joseph Belmont ; Byron G. Harlan ; Billy Murray Male vocal duet, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16702 10-in. 10/21/1915 You'd never know that old home town of mine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16703 10-in. 10/21/1915 At the old plantation ball Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16991 10-in. 1/10/1916 When you're down in Louisville (Call on me) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 426-450 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531

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