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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 326-350 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3135 10-in. 2/21/1906 Out in an automobile Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3136 10-in. 2/21/1906 Anxious Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3337 10-in. 4/26/1906 Bill Simmons Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-3338 12-in. 4/26/1906 Here it comes again Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3339 10-in. 4/26/1906 Honey, won't you love me like you used to Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-3340 8-in. 4/26/1906 It's up to you to move Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3340 10-in. 4/26/1906 It's up to you to move Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-3341 8-in. 4/26/1906 I'm crazy 'bout it! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3341 10-in. 4/26/1906 I'm crazy 'bout it! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3470 10-in. 6/14/1906 Come take a skate with me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3471 10-in. 6/14/1906 Why don't you write when you don't need money? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-3472 8-in. 6/14/1906 Susan, kiss me good and hard Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3472 10-in. 6/14/1906 Susan, kiss me good and hard Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-3473 8-in. 6/14/1906 Oh! Eliza, save a little for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3473 10-in. 6/14/1906 Oh! Eliza, save a little for me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3474 10-in. 6/14/1906 I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3795 10-in. 9/17/1906 Abraham Jefferson Washington Lee Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3796 10-in. 9/17/1906 When a poor relation comes to town Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3799 10-in. 9/17/1906 The songs of the ragtime boy Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3804 10-in. 9/17/1906 Would you leave your happy home for me? Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-3808 10-in. 9/17/1906 Camp meeting time Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-4036 10-in. 11/14/1906 Moses Andrew Jackson, good bye Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor E-4037 8-in. 11/14/1906 I'm going right back to Chicago Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-4038 10-in. 11/14/1906 Fever's on Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-4042 10-in. 11/14/1906 I'm keepin' my love lamp burnin' fo' you Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 326-350 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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