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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 1376-1400 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Leeds & Catlin 6304 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Please come and play in my yard Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6306 10-in. before Aug. 1905 My gal Sal Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6307 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 6308 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Just across the bridge of gold Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6309 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Would you care? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6312 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Violette Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6314 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Goodbye, sweet Marie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6324 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Wait till the sun shines, Nellie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6330 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Bunker Hill Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6333 10-in. before Sept. 1905 Oh, oh, Sallie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6334 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Making eyes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6355 10-in. before Aug. 1905 Down where the silvery mohawk flows Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6695 10-in. approximately 1905 Every day will be Sunday bye and bye Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6703 10-in. approximately 1905 A coon wedding in southern Georgia Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6704 10-in. approximately 1905 A barbecue in old Kentucky Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6706 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 (You're my heart's desire, I love you) Nellie Dean Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6712 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 A high old time Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6784 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Just a little rocking chair and you Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6785 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Keep on the sunny side Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6789 10-in. late 1905-early 1906 Someone thinks of someone Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6926 10-in. early 1906 It's all for you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 6997 10-in. Jan.-July 1906 Come and take a skate with me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 7001 10-in. Jan.-July 1906 Why don't you write when you don't need money? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8125 10-in. approximately mid-1906 I'm thinking 'bout you honey, all the time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8189 10-in. approximately mid-1906 When the flowers bloom in springtime Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1376-1400 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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