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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 1351-1375 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Leeds & Catlin 9395 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Way down in Alabam' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5074 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Barney Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5114 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Iffa saffa dill Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5115 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 When the winter time comes 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5304 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Under the Anheuser bush Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5305 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 Hoolahan Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5307 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 He was a sailor Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5307 10-in. between late 1903 and 1904 He was a sailor Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5970 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Heinie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 5971 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Does you love me as you used to, Miss Jane? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6205 10-in. Would you care? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6250 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Would you care? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6252 10-in. before Aug. 1905 In the shade of the old apple tree Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6253 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Violette Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6254 10-in. before Aug. 1905 A picnic for two Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6256 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Just across the bridge of gold Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6259 10-in. before Aug. 1905 I've set my heart on you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6278 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Farewell, sweetheart May Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6297 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Bright eyes Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6298 10-in. before Aug. 1905 He looks just like his mother Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6299 10-in. before Aug. 1905 A little boy called "Taps” Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6300 10-in. before Aug. 1905 When the sunset turns of ocean's blue to gold Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6301 10-in. before Aug. 1905 When the bees are in the hive Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6302 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Pretty Mary Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6303 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Why don't they play with me? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1351-1375 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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