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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 1201-1225 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone [Zo cat 5281] 9-in. Late 1902-early 1903 I'm unlucky Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5282] 7-in. Late 1902-early 1903 They were all doing the same Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5282] 9-in. Late 1902-early 1903 They were all doing the same Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5439] 7-in. Before 1906 Back, back to the woods Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5440] 7-in. Before June 1903 Closing time in a country grocery Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5440] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Closing time in a country grocery Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5440] 9-in. Before June 1903 Closing time in a country grocery Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5442] 7-in. Before June 1903 First rehearsal of the husking bee Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5442] 9-in. Before June 1903 First rehearsal of the husking bee Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5444] 7-in. Before June 1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5444] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5444] 9-in. Before June 1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5446] 7-in. Before 1906 Nursery rhymes Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5446] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Nursery rhymes Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5446[b]] 9-in. Before 1906 Nursery rhymes Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5447] 7-in. Before June 1903 On Broadway in Dahomey bye and bye Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5447] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 On Broadway in Dahomey bye and bye Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5447] 9-in. Before June 1903 On Broadway in Dahomey bye and bye Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5448] 7-in. Before June 1903 Strike out McCracken Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5448] 9-in. Before June 1903 Strike out McCracken Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5449] 9-in. Before June 1903 The troubles of the Reuben and the maid Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5449] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 The troubles of the Reuben and the maid Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5450] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 They were all doing the same Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5451] 7-in. Before June 1903 Two rubes in a tavern Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5451] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Two rubes in a tavern Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1201-1225 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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