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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 1401-1425 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Leeds & Catlin 8200 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Side by side Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 8201 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Nobody seems to love me now Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9093 10-in. late 1907 See-saw Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9094 10-in. between January and October 1908 Bye-bye, Dearie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9100 10-in. approximately fall 1907 When the world don't treat you right, come home Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9212 10-in. late 1907-early 1908 Daddy's little tomboy girl Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9224 10-in. late 1906 or Jan. 1907 Rain-in-the-face Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9269 10-in. late 1907-early 1908 Hoo-hoo! Ain't you comin' out tonight? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9272 10-in. late 1907-early 1908 Has anybody seen my husband? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9273 10-in. between 1907 and mid-1908 Honey, won't you please come down? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9364 10-in. between January and October 1908 Childhood Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9366 10-in. between January and October 1908 It's me in my nightie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9392 10-in. between January and October 1908 The Arkansas traveler Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with orchestra speaker  
Leeds & Catlin 9599 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 My bambazoo Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9601 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 It looks like a big night tonight Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9626 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Meet me in rose time, Rosie Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin 9640 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Honey Lou Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 16092] 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 I never trouble trouble until trouble troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 16093] 7-in. between 1901 and 1905 Oh! Didn't he ramble Collins and Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 44994] 10-in. 1906 I'm crazy 'bout it Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 44995] 10-in. 1906 Waltz me around again, Willie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 44998] 10-in. 1906 I kind of like to have you fussin' 'round Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45194] 10-in. Jan.-July 1906 Eliza, save a little for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45354] 10-in. late 1906 Won't you throw a kiss to me? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45457] 10-in. approximately summer 1907 School days Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1401-1425 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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