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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 251-275 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-1067 10-in. 3/3/1904 Pretty little Dinah Jones Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1068 10-in. 3/3/1904 Over the Pilsner foam Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1068 7-in. 3/3/1904 Over the Pilsner foam Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1069 10-in. 3/3/1904 Come down from the big fig tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1069 7-in. 3/3/1904 Come down from the big fig tree Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1070 10-in. 3/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-1070 7-in. 3/3/1904 I ain't got no time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-1203 12-in. 4/12/1904 Good-bye, Fedora Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1203 10-in. 4/12/1904 Good-bye, Fedora Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-1204 8-in. 1/15/1907 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1204 10-in. 4/12/1904 The stuttering coon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-1205 12-in. 4/12/1904 Never bank on a travelling man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1205 10-in. 4/12/1904 Never bank on a travelling man Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-1206 8-in. 1/15/1907 Down on the Brandywine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1206 10-in. 4/12/1904 Down on the Brandywine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1891 10-in. 11/3/1904 Down where the sweet potatoes grow Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1892 10-in. 11/3/1904 Gone! Gone! Gone! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-1893 12-in. 11/3/1904 Louisa Schmidt Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1893 10-in. 11/3/1904 Louisa Schmidt Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1894 10-in. 11/3/1904 Scissors to grind Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1959 10-in. 11/22/1904 Coax me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone 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, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1961 10-in. 11/22/1904 Abraham Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-1962 10-in. 11/22/1904 Kalamazoo is no place for you Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone 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, baritone vocal  
(Results 251-275 of 2354 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Arthur," accessed December 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

Collins, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

"Collins, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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