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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 1276-1300 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone [Zo cat 5780-A] 10-in. Before Aug. 1911 The village barber Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5780-B] 10-in. Before Aug. 1911 Can't you take it back and change it for a boy? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5794-A] 10-in. Before Sept. 1911 The country doctor and the rube patient Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 5837] 7-in. Before Apr. 1904 Never bank on a traveling man Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 5837] 9-in. Before Apr. 1904 Never bank on a traveling man Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5849-A] 10-in. Before Jan. 1912 In the days of girls and boys Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5849-B] 10-in. Before Jan. 1912 Dan Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5851-A] 10-in. Before Jan. 1912 The rooster and the hen Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5869-A] 10-in. Before Feb. 1912 Way down east where I belong Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5877-B] 10-in. Before Mar. 1912 The country postmaster Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5879-A] 10-in. Before Mar. 1912 I'm going back to Dixie Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5891-A] 10-in. Before Apr. 1912 They gotta quit kickin' my dawg aroun' (The Missouri "hound" song) Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5895-A] 10-in. Before Apr. 1912 That baboon baby dance Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5907-B] 10-in. Before May 1912 I'll share all my toys with you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5914-A] 10-in. Before May 1912 The precious little thing called love (The riddle song) Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5915-A] 10-in. Before May 1912 In Jaytown, Ohio Byron G. Harlan ; Steve Porter Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 5919-A] 10-in. Before June 1912 Lead me to that beautiful band Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat P 6000] 7-in. Before Oct. 1904 Does you love me as you used to, Miss Jane? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Ox cat 6000] 7-in. ca. 1904-1905 Does you love me as you used to, Miss Jane? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6002] 9-in. Before Oct. 1904 Have you seen Maggie Riley? Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 6005] 7-in. Before Oct. 1904 Imagination Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat 6005] 9-in. Before Oct. 1904 Imagination Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6081] 9-in. Before 1905 Virginia Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6093] 9-in. Before Mar. 1905 Little rustic cottage by the stream Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6123] 9-in. Before July 1905 While the leaves come drifting down Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1276-1300 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

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