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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 101-125 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-1018 10-in. 5/6/1907 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ author, speaker  
Victor E-1018 8-in. 5/6/1907 Closing time in a country grocery store Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ author, speaker  
Victor A-1019 7-in. 2/3/1904 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor A-1066 7-in. 3/3/1904 For sale—a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1066 10-in. 3/3/1904 For sale—a baby Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1068 10-in. 3/3/1904 Over the Pilsner foam Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-1069 7-in. 3/3/1904 Come down from the big fig tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1069 10-in. 3/3/1904 Come down from the big fig tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-1070 7-in. 3/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1070 10-in. 3/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-1203 12-in. 4/12/1904 Good-bye, Fedora Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1203 10-in. 4/12/1904 Good-bye, Fedora Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1204 10-in. 4/12/1904 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-1204 8-in. 1/15/1907 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1205 10-in. 4/12/1904 Never bank on a travelling man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-1205 12-in. 4/12/1904 Never bank on a travelling man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1206 10-in. 4/12/1904 Down on the Brandywine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-1206 8-in. 1/15/1907 Down on the Brandywine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1745 10-in. 10/10/1904 Dixie Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-1745 8-in. 1/23/1907 Dixie Land Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1746 10-in. 10/10/1904 Marching through Georgia Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-1746 8-in. 1/23/1907 Marching through Georgia Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor E-1747 8-in. 1/23/1907 The battle cry of freedom Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1747 10-in. 10/10/1904 The battle cry of freedom Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1748 10-in. 10/10/1904 A rheumatism cure in Jayville Centre Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene speaker  
(Results 101-125 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

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