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Arthur Collins

Arthur Francis Collins (February 7, 1864 – August 2, 1933) was an American baritone who was one of the most prolific and beloved of pioneer recording artists, regarded in his day as "King of the Ragtime Singers".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1864 (Philadelphia), Died Tice

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, speaker, performer, author

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 2353 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0753 7-in. 11/25/1899 I've just received a telegram from baby Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0754 7-in. 11/25/1899 My Hannah lady Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0755 7-in. 11/25/1899 No cake comes too high for me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0756 7-in. 11/25/1899 All I wants is my black baby back Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0757 7-in. 11/25/1899 Mandy Lee Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0758 7-in. 11/25/1899 I'd leave my happy home for you Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0759 7-in. 11/25/1899 Say you love me, Sue Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0773 7-in. 11/25/1899 I'm happy when I'm by my baby's side Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0774 7-in. 11/25/1899 My Josephine Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0784 7-in. 11/25/1899 When you ain't got no money, well you needn't come around Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0874 7-in. 1/13/1900 A coon band contest Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0875 7-in. 1/13/1900 Old Bill Jones Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0876 7-in. 1/13/1900 I ain't seen no messenger boy Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0883 7-in. 1/13/1900 I guess I'll have to telegraph my baby Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0884 7-in. 1/13/1900 Happy days in Dixie Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0885 7-in. 1/13/1900 My babe from Boston town Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0886 7-in. 1/13/1900 My blackbird Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0887 7-in. 1/13/1900 I don't allow no coon to hurt my feelins Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0888 7-in. 1/13/1900 You're talking ragtime Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0917 7-in. 1/27/1900 Hold dem Philippines Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0918 7-in. 1/27/1900 De possum chase Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0919 7-in. 1/27/1900 I won't do your washin' anymore Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0920 7-in. 1/27/1900 Got your habits on Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0921 7-in. 1/27/1900 I couldn't stand to see ma baby loose Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0922 7-in. 1/27/1900 You told me you had money in the bank Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 2353 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Arthur," accessed August 14, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

Collins, Arthur. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

"Collins, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 14 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536

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