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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 26-50 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0923 7-in. 1/27/1900 You're certainly hard luck to me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0986 7-in. 2/17/1900 My girl's an Hawaiian maiden Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0987 7-in. 2/17/1900 The colonel Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0988 7-in. 2/17/1900 On the road to Mandalay Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0989 7-in. 2/17/1900 The medicine man Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 0990 7-in. 2/17/1900 The mick who threw the brick Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01000 7-in. 2/19/1900 He certainly was good to me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01001 7-in. 2/19/1900 I wouldn't leave my home if I were you Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01002 7-in. 2/19/1900 Why don't you get a lady of your own Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01003 7-in. 2/19/1900 Honey, you'se my lady love Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01004 7-in. 2/19/1900 Hello! ma baby Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01059 7-in. 3/10/1900 Louisiana lullaby Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01060 7-in. 3/10/1900 My lady Lou Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01061 7-in. 3/10/1900 The blue and the gray Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01105 7-in. 3/10/1900 My Ann Eliza Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01288 7-in. May 1900 Tell me that you love me Sue Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01289 7-in. May 1900 Mandy Lee Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01290 7-in. May 1900 I’ve just received a telegram from baby Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01291 7-in. May 1900 Ma tiger lily Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01292 7-in. May 1900 Mammy’s Carolina twins Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01293 7-in. May 1900 Pliney come kiss your honey Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01294 7-in. May 1900 The rag-time hymn Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01295 7-in. May 1900 Hannah’s a hummer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01296 7-in. May 1900 My Susie-anna from Louisiana Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 01297 7-in. May 1900 I’ve got chicken on de brain Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 2354 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collins, Arthur," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

Collins, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106536.

"Collins, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

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

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