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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 451-475 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16992 10-in. 1/10/1916 Honey bunch Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17092 10-in. 1/31/1916 When I'm a sargent man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17093 10-in. 1/31/1916 On the Hoko Moko isle Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17094 10-in. 1/31/1916 The Georgia skip Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17330 10-in. 3/17/1916 Yaaka hula hickey dula Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17331 10-in. 3/17/1916 The kid is clever Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17415 10-in. 3/31/1916 How birds make love Byron G. Harlan ; Billy Murray Male vocal duet, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17416 10-in. 3/31/1916 The merry farmer boys Byron G. Harlan ; Billy Murray Male vocal duet, with whistling and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17573 10-in. 5/1/1916 Johnny get a girl Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17574 10-in. 5/1/1916 'Way down in Borneo-o-o Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17575 10-in. 5/1/1916 Hello, summer! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17770 10-in. 5/31/1916 My lovin' Lou Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-17771 10-in. 5/31/1916 I'm saving up the means to get to New Orleans Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18058 10-in. 7/5/1916 The two-key rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18061 10-in. 7/5/1916 Oh! How she could yacki hacki wicki wacki woo Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18131 10-in. 7/19/1916 Honest Injun Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18132 10-in. 7/19/1916 Come on to Nashville, Tennessee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18561 10-in. 10/18/1916 Oh! dat watermelon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18562 10-in. 10/18/1916 When that little yellow fellow play piano (Hannah plays banjo) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with banjo, piano, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18563 10-in. 10/18/1916 Come along to Caroline Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18768 10-in. 12/4/1916 They're wearing them higher in Hawaii Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18769 10-in. 12/4/1916 Buzzin' the bee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18770 10-in. 12/4/1916 With his hands in his pockets and his pockets in his pants Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18983 10-in. 1/12/1917 Daybreak in Dixie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-18984 10-in. 1/12/1917 That funny jas band from Dixieland Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 451-475 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed February 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 February 2021.

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