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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 301-325 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E-2572 8-in. 1/15/1907 Under the Anheuser bush Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2572 10-in. 5/22/1905 Under the Anheuser bush Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2670 10-in. 6/26/1905 Welcome Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2672 10-in. 6/26/1905 What are you going to do when the rent comes 'round? Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-2673 12-in. 6/27/1905 Making eyes Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-2674 12-in. 6/27/1905 The man in the moon Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2675 10-in. 6/27/1905 Central, give me back my dime Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2756 10-in. 9/19/1905 Sympathy Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2757 10-in. 9/19/1905 Have you seen my Henry Brown? Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone 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, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2761 10-in. 9/19/1905 Bye-bye, ma Eva Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2867 10-in. 11/7/1905 Paddle your own canoe Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2868 10-in. 11/7/1905 I'm dreaming of you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2869 10-in. 11/7/1905 Nigger loves his 'possum Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2870 10-in. 11/7/1905 I'm getting sleepy Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-2872 10-in. 11/7/1905 The leader of the German band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3039 10-in. 1/25/1906 Moving day Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3041 10-in. 1/25/1906 Jessamine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone 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, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3043 10-in. 1/25/1906 L-A-Z-Y spells lazy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3044 10-in. 1/25/1906 Gretchen Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3045 10-in. 1/25/1906 My lovin' Henry Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3130 10-in. 2/21/1906 Pretty Desdemona Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3132 10-in. 2/21/1906 Nora, my Irish rose Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3134 10-in. 2/21/1906 Traveling Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 301-325 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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