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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 1301-1325 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Zonophone [Zo cat C 6176] 9-in. Before July 1905 My gal Sal Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6257 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Mama's boy Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6258 10-in. before Aug. 1905 The waltz must change to a march, Marie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6335 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Take a car! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6336 10-in. before Aug. 1905 On a summer night Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6356 10-in. before Aug. 1905 I'm trying so hard to forget you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6696 10-in. approximately 1905 A night trip to Buffalo Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6698 10-in. approximately 1905 Way down yonder in the cornfield Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6699 10-in. approximately 1905 Steamboat leaving the wharf at New Orleans Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6701 10-in. approximately 1905 The sleigh ride party Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6702 10-in. approximately 1905 Characteristic Negro medley Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6710 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 [A trip to] The county fair Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6713 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Camp meeting jubilee Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6787 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 When the whip-poor-will sings, Marguerite Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6903 10-in. 1906 Second minstrel show Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6904 10-in. 1906 First minstrel show Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6907 10-in. 1906 First Minstrel Show Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6929 10-in. 1906 It's up to you to move Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6930 10-in. 1906 It's up to you to move Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6931 10-in. 1906 I'm a-dreaming of you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6932 10-in. 1906 Honey, won't you love me like you used to? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6937 10-in. 1906 Anxious Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8008 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Oh, such a business Collins and Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8116 10-in. 1906 Closing time in the country grocery Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8171 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Strike out McCracken Collins and Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1301-1325 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.

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