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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 1326-1350 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Leeds & Catlin 8177 10-in. approximately mid-1906 The songs of the ragtime boy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8178 10-in. approximately mid-1906 At the telephone Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8179 10-in. approximately mid-1906 Are you coming out tonight, Mary Ann? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8181 10-in. 1906 Down where the sweet potatoes grow Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8182 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Keep on the sunny side Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8196 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 In the sweet bye and bye Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8256 10-in. late 1906 Arrah wanna (An Irish-Indian matrimonial venture) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8634 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Two rubes in an eating house Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Comic dialogue speaker  
Leeds & Catlin 8646 10-in. 1906 They were all doing the same Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8655 10-in. late 1906 Good-a bye, John Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8660 10-in. late 1906 Iola Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8833 10-in. approximately early 1907 Bake dat chicken pie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8834 10-in. approximately early 1907 Many's the time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8836 10-in. approximately early 1907 And a little bit more Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8837 10-in. approximately early 1907 Ev'ry little bit, added to what you've got, makes just a little bit more Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8841 10-in. approximately early 1907 Since arrah wanna married Barney Carney Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8842 10-in. approximately early 1907 Reed bird (The Indian's bride) Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8955 10-in. approximately summer 1907 Who do you love? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8956 10-in. approximately summer 1907 May fuzzy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8958 10-in. approximately summer 1907 In Monkeyland Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8961 10-in. approximately summer 1907 Who? Me? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9223 10-in. late 1906 or Jan. 1907 The family tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9271 10-in. late 1907-early 1908 My gal Irene Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9362[?] 10-in. between January and October 1908 Rag babe Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9392 10-in. between January and October 1908 Red wing Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1326-1350 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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