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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

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 26-50 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1971 10-in. 2/12/1903 I'm unlucky Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2053 7-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2053 10-in. 3/3/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2054 7-in. 3/3/1903 The crowd on McNally's back stoop Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2054 10-in. 3/3/1903 The crowd on McNally's back stoop Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2116 7-in. 3/24/1903 The dude and the farmer Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2116 10-in. 3/24/1903 The dude and the farmer Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2117 7-in. 3/24/1903 A fiddler from 'way down East Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2117 10-in. 3/24/1903 A fiddler from 'way Down East Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2118 7-in. 3/24/1903 The cat and the fly-paper Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2118 10-in. 3/24/1903 The cat and the fly-paper Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2154 7-in. 4/3/1903 Just a line from Jennie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2155 10-in. 4/3/1903 Please Mamma buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2156 7-in. 4/3/1903 Nursery rhymes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2156 10-in. 4/3/1903 Nursery rhymes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2157 7-in. 4/3/1903 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2157 10-in. 4/3/1903 They were all doing the same Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2158 7-in. 4/3/1903 Marion Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2158 10-in. 4/3/1903 Marion Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2159 7-in. 4/3/1903 Backyard conversation between two Irish washerwomen Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2159 10-in. 4/3/1903 Backyard conversation between two Irish washerwomen Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]2160 7-in. 4/3/1903 Reuben's trip to the city Byron G. Harlan Monologue speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]2160 10-in. 4/3/1903 Reuben's trip to the city Byron G. Harlan Monologue speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31074 12-in. 1901-1902 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31075 12-in. 1901-1902 O! O! O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531

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