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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 476-500 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19340 10-in. 3/6/1917 Oh, lady Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19341 10-in. 3/6/1917 Night time in Little Italy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19882 10-in. 5/22/1917 Everybody's jazzin' it Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19883 10-in. 5/22/1917 Lily of the valley Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-19884 10-in. 5/22/1917 Meet me at the station Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20032 10-in. 6/12/1917 I'm a twelve o'clock fellow (In a nine o'clock town) Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20033 10-in. 6/12/1917 When he's all dolled up he's the best dressed rube in town Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20455 10-in. 7/26/1917 Mammy Blossom's 'possum party Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20456 10-in. 7/26/1917 The ghost of the saxophone Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20658 10-in. 9/12/1917 If you saw all that I saw in Arkansaw Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20660 10-in. 9/12/1917 The old grey mare Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20837 10-in. 10/5/1917 Long boy Byron G. Harlan ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-20892 10-in. 10/22/1917 On the rockin' Rosa Lee Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-21640 10-in. 3/20/1918 I miss that Mississippi miss that misses me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-21641 10-in. 3/20/1918 There's a lump of sugar down in Dixie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-21977 10-in. 6/12/1918 When Uncle Joe steps into France Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-21978 10-in. 6/12/1918 Down in jungle land Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-22196 10-in. 8/7/1918 I'm waiting for you, Liza Jane Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-22197 10-in. 8/7/1918 Big chief Killahun Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26186 10-in. 3/30/1922 Ham and eggs Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26187 10-in. 3/30/1922 Here comes Dinah Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Unnumbered 1912-01-29-01] Not documented 1/29/1912 Dramatic rag Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1913-06-25-07] Not documented 6/25/1913 [Unknown title(s)] Byron G. Harlan ; Knight ; Steve Porter Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Trial 1921-07-11-04] 10-in. 7/11/1921 I ain't nobody's darling Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-07-11-05] 10-in. 7/11/1921 Gee willikens Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 476-500 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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