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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 1476-1485 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45590] 10-in. late 1906 or Jan. 1907 Don't worry Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45596] 10-in. late 1906 or Jan. 1907 Way back Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45658] 10-in. between 1907 and mid-1908 Stop making faces at me Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45659] 10-in. between January and October 1908 Nothing hardly ever troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45665] 10-in. between January and October 1908 Mother hasn't spoke to father since Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45675] 10-in. between January and October 1908 Come on and kiss your baby Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45679] 10-in. between January and October 1908 Love me like I like to be loved Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45693] 10-in. between January and October 1908 The story the picture-blocks told Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45703.1] 10-in. between 1907 and 1908 True heart Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 45718] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 Meet me, sweet Kathleen, in honeysuckle time Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1476-1485 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531

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