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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 August 2nd, 1933 (Tice)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899 - 1924

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

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-687 10-in. 11/10/1903 I'm going to leave Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-687 12-in. 11/10/1903 I'm going to leave Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-688 7-in. 11/10/1903 My Dixie Lou Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-688 10-in. 11/10/1903 My Dixie Lou Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-689 7-in. 11/10/1903 Celia Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-689 10-in. 11/10/1903 Celia Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-689 12-in. 11/10/1903 Celia Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1011 7-in. 2/3/1904 If you're such a great star, why don't you shine? Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1011 10-in. 2/3/1904 If you're such a great star, why don't you shine? Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1012 7-in. 2/3/1904 I've got a feeling for you Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1012 10-in. 2/3/1904 I've got a feeling for you Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1013 7-in. 2/3/1904 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1013 10-in. 2/3/1904 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1014 7-in. 2/3/1904 Just because she made them goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1015 7-in. 2/3/1904 Under the Anheuser bush Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1015 10-in. 2/3/1904 Under the Anheuser bush Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1016 7-in. 2/3/1904 Barney Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1016 10-in. 2/3/1904 Barney Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1017 7-in. 2/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet(?), with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1017 10-in. 2/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet(?), with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-1018 8-in. 5/6/1907 Closing time in a country grocery store Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ speaker  
Victor A-1018 7-in. 2/3/1904 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ speaker  
Victor B-1018 10-in. 5/6/1907 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with organ speaker  
Victor A-1019 7-in. 2/3/1904 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue, with piano speaker  
Victor B-1067 10-in. 3/3/1904 Pretty little Dinah Jones Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 226-250 of 2354 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Arthur," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

Collins, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

"Collins, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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