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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 1151-1175 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone 9414 10-in. Before June 1909 On a monkey honeymoon Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9417 10-in. Before Sept. 1909 Set them up in the other alley Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9418 10-in. Before Aug. 1909 Heinie waltzed 'round on his hickory limb Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9489 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 Under the Irish moon Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9499 10-in. Before Sept. 1909 Oh! You loving gal! Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9500 10-in. Before Aug. 1909 Down at the huskin' bee Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9503 10-in. Before Oct. 1909 Dinah dear Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9588 10-in. Before Oct. 1909 Lonesome Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9600 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 Run, Brudder Possum, run Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9602 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 How do you do, Miss Josephine? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9604 10-in. Before Oct. 1909 Down where the big bananas grow Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9719 10-in. Before Jan. 1910 I'd like to be a soldier boy in blue Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9801 10-in. Before Feb. 1910 Zoo-lou Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 9803 10-in. Before Feb. 1910 Slip on your gingham gown Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-3 10-in. 5/3/1910 There's a mother old and gray who needs me now Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-4 10-in. 5/3/1910 When the girl you want wants you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-5 10-in. 5/3/1910 Baboon bungalow Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-6 10-in. 5/3/1910 Moonlight in jungle land Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-12 10-in. 5/31/1910 Swingin' in de sky Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-13 10-in. 5/31/1910 Underneath the sugar moon Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-15 10-in. 5/31/1910 Dear Mame, I love you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-17 10-in. 5/31/1910 Shame, shame, shame, everybody knows your name Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-61 10-in. 7/29/1910 I've got the time, I've got the place, but it's hard to find the girl Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-62 10-in. 7/29/1910 Don't forget to drop a line to mother Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone Z-63 10-in. 7/29/1910 Kerry Mills' barn dance Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1151-1175 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed January 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.

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