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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 176-200 of 1485 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2577 10-in. 5/26/1905 Bright eyes, good bye Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2578 10-in. 5/26/1905 Two rubes and the tramp fiddler Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene, with orchestra speaker  
Victor B-2579 10-in. 5/26/1905 An evening call in Jayville Center Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor B-2671 10-in. 6/26/1905 Two little girls loved one little boy Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2673 12-in. 6/27/1905 Making eyes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-2674 12-in. 6/27/1905 The man in the moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2675 10-in. 6/27/1905 Central, give me back my dime Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2758 10-in. 9/19/1905 Wait 'till the sun shines, Nellie Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2759 10-in. 9/19/1905 I'll be waiting in the gloaming, sweet Genevieve Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2760 10-in. 9/19/1905 On the banks of the Rhine with a stein Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2761 10-in. 9/19/1905 Bye-bye, ma Eva Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2867 10-in. 11/7/1905 Paddle your own canoe Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2868 10-in. 11/7/1905 I'm dreaming of you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2869 10-in. 11/7/1905 Nigger loves his 'possum Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2871 10-in. 11/7/1905 Daddy's little girl Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-2872 10-in. 11/7/1905 The leader of the German band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-3021 12-in. 1/23/1906 Two rubes in an eating house Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene, with piano speaker  
Victor C-3022 12-in. 1/23/1906 Scene in a country store Byron G. Harlan ; Frank C. Stanley Descriptive scene, with piano speaker  
Victor B-3040 10-in. 1/25/1906 Where the morning glories twine around the door Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3041 10-in. 1/25/1906 Jessamine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3042 10-in. 1/25/1906 When Mose with his nose leads the band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3043 10-in. 1/25/1906 L-A-Z-Y spells lazy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3044 10-in. 1/25/1906 Gretchen Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3045 10-in. 1/25/1906 My lovin' Henry Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-3131 10-in. 2/21/1906 Is there any room in heaven for a little girl like me? Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 176-200 of 1485 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harlan, Byron G.," accessed September 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

Harlan, Byron G.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106531.

"Harlan, Byron G.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 September 2021.

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