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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 1226-1250 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5451] 9-in. Before June 1903 Two rubes in a tavern Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5452] 7-in. Before 1906 Whoa, Bill Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5452[b]] 9-in. Before 1906 Whoa, Bill Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5454-A] 10-in. Before Mar. 1909 I know dat I'll be happy till I die Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5479-A] 10-in. Before May 1909 My bambazoo Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5479-B] 10-in. Before May 1909 Who's your friend? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5500-A] 10-in. Before June 1909 When I dream in the gloaming of you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5500-B] 10-in. Before June 1909 Toys for sale Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5524-A] 10-in. Before Aug. 1909 Mama, don't scold me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5524-B] 10-in. Before Aug. 1909 Let's go back to my baby days Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5553-A] 10-in. Before Oct. 1909 Sweetheart's a pretty name when it is y-o-u Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5565-A] 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 Come and spend Christmas with me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5571-A] 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 Rambler Minstrels, no. 16 Minstrels [Zonophone Records group] Minstrels, with orchestra performer  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5571-B] 10-in. Before Nov. 1909 Rambler Minstrels, no. 17 Minstrels [Zonophone Records group] Minstrels performer  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5592-B] 10-in. Before Jan. 1910 Little Miss Golden Curls Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5593] 7-in. Before Aug. 1903 Ephasafa Dill Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5593] 9-in. Before Aug. 1903 Ephasafa Dill Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5595-A] 10-in. Before Jan. 1910 Lyna, oh, oh, Miss Lyna Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5595-B] 10-in. Before Jan. 1910 Some day, Melinda Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5598] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Hurrah for Baffin's Bay Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5599] 7-in. Before Aug. 1903 Marriage is sublime Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5599] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Marriage is sublime Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5599] 9-in. Before Aug. 1903 Marriage is sublime Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5602] 7-in. Before Aug. 1903 O! O! O'Brien Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5602] 9-in. Before Aug. 1903 O! O! O'Brien Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1226-1250 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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