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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

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 126-150 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-1749 10-in. 10/10/1904 In a country blacksmith shop Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor B-1750 10-in. 10/10/1904 Waiting for the dinner horn to blow Harlan and Stanley Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor B-1751 10-in. 10/11/1904 A little boy called Taps Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1752 10-in. 10/11/1904 Down at the baby store Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1753 10-in. 10/11/1904 Nellie mine Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1754 10-in. 10/11/1904 Hello Central, give me heaven Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1891 10-in. 11/3/1904 Down where the sweet potatoes grow Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1892 10-in. 11/3/1904 Gone! Gone! Gone! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1893 10-in. 11/3/1904 Louisa Schmidt Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-1893 12-in. 11/3/1904 Louisa Schmidt Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1895 10-in. 11/3/1904 Mamma's boy Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1896 10-in. 11/3/1904 Why don't they play with me? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1959 10-in. 11/22/1904 Coax me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1960 10-in. 11/22/1904 Does you love me as you used to Miss Jane? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1963 10-in. 11/22/1904 I've got my fingers crossed Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1964 10-in. 11/22/1904 A sail on the tail of a whale Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-1965 10-in. 11/22/1904 Heinie Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2166 10-in. 1/20/1905 Jasper, don't you hear me calling you? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2167 10-in. 1/20/1905 The Bingville band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2168 10-in. 1/20/1905 It makes me think of home sweet home Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2170 10-in. 1/20/1905 When the harvest moon is shining on the river Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor A-2172 7-in. 1/21/1905 The dude and the farmer Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with piano and violin speaker  
Victor B-2172 10-in. 1/21/1905 The dude and the farmer Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with piano and violin speaker  
Victor B-2173 10-in. 1/21/1905 Fiddler from Way down East Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with violin and piano speaker  
Victor B-2174 10-in. 1/21/1905 The cat and the fly paper Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ speaker  
(Results 126-150 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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