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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 1251-1275 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5611] 7-in. Before Aug. 1903 Trouble Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5611] 9-in. Before Aug. 1903 Trouble Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5633-A] 10-in. Before June 1910 Has anybody seen my husband? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5645-A] 10-in. Before Aug. 1910 I love you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5700-A] 10-in. Before Mar. 1911 Cyrus Pippins' wedding day Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5700-B] 10-in. Before Mar. 1911 If I only had a home, sweet home Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5705-A] 10-in. Before Mar. 1911 The Reuben rag Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5705-B] 10-in. Before Mar. 1911 I wish I had a pal like you Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5715-A] 10-in. Before May 1911 Mary, sweet Maryland Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5715-B] 10-in. Before May 1911 Swinging (Swinging on the old rope swing) Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5719-A] 10-in. Before May 1911 Dancing on the levee Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5719-B] 10-in. Before May 1911 Back to the woods Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5722-A] 10-in. 2/2/1911 Congressman Filkin's homecoming Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5734-A] 10-in. Before May 1911 The Mississippi dippy dip Unidentified performer(s) (Zonophone Records) Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5734-B] 10-in. 3/10/1911 Rain-in-the-face Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5736] 7-in. Before 1904 Hiawatha Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 5736] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Hiawatha Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5737] 7-in. Before 1904 It was the Dutch Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5748-A] 10-in. Before June 1911 Baby rose Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5748-B] 10-in. Before June 1911 Clara Jenkins' tea Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5751-A] 10-in. Before June 1911 Mornin' Ezra, mornin' Si! Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5763-A] 10-in. Before July 1911 I like the hat, I like the dress, and I like the girl that's in it Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5763-B] 10-in. Before July 1911 Rueben Glue (I am stuck on you) Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5766-A] 10-in. Before July 1911 Alexander's ragtime band Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5766-B] 10-in. Before July 1911 Sitting Bull Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1251-1275 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531

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