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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 51-75 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31128 12-in. 1902-1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-237 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-238 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Oh! Oh! O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-284 7-in. 8/25/1903 A parody on "Hiawatha" Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-284 10-in. 8/25/1903 A parody on "Hiawatha" Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-285 7-in. 8/25/1903 It was the Dutch Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-285 10-in. 8/25/1903 It was the Dutch Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-286 10-in. 8/25/1903 Please, Mama, buy me a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-287 10-in. 8/25/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-287 12-in. 3/3/1904 Baffin's Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-287 7-in. 8/25/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-288 7-in. 8/25/1903 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal, author  
Victor B-288 10-in. 8/25/1903 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor E-288 8-in. 5/6/1907 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue author, speaker  
Victor A-289 7-in. 8/25/1903 Marriage is sublime Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-289 10-in. 8/25/1903 Marriage is sublime Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-290 10-in. 8/25/1903 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-391 7-in. 9/3/1903 Always in the way Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-391 10-in. 9/3/1903 Always in the way Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-392 7-in. 9/3/1903 In the valley where the bluebirds sing Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-392 10-in. 9/3/1903 In the valley where the bluebirds sing Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-393 10-in. 9/3/1903 When Jane and I were wed Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-684 7-in. 11/10/1903 He was a sailor Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-684 10-in. 11/10/1903 He was a sailor Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-684 12-in. 11/10/1903 He was a sailor Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 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.

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