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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 76-100 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]539 7-in. 11/24/1900 Strike up the band Arthur Collins ; Metropolitan Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]540 7-in. 11/24/1900 Ma rainbow coon Arthur Collins ; Metropolitan Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]620 7-in. 1/9/1901 Laughing song, 'Yaller girl' Arthur Collins ; Billy Golden Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]620 10-in. 10/31/1901 Yaller gal (Laughing song) Arthur Collins ; Billy Golden Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]647 7-in. 2/2/1901 If you love your baby, make dem goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]647 10-in. 9/19/1902 If you love your baby, make dem goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]648 7-in. 2/2/1901 My charcoal charmer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]648 10-in. 2/2/1901 My charcoal charmer Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]649 7-in. 2/2/1901 Coon, coon, coon Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]650 7-in. 2/2/1901 I've got a white man workin' for me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]650 10-in. 2/2/1901 I've got a white man a-workin' for me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]651 7-in. 2/2/1901 Just because she made dem goo-goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]651 10-in. 2/12/1903 Just because she made dem goo goo eyes Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1294 7-in. 3/5/1902 Coon, coon, coon Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1294 10-in. 3/5/1902 Coon, coon, coon Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1295 7-in. 3/5/1902 Back to the woods Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1295 10-in. 3/5/1902 Back to the woods Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1296 7-in. 3/5/1902 Tell me, dusky maiden Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1296 10-in. 3/5/1902 Tell me dusky maiden Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1297 7-in. 3/5/1902 I got mine Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1297 10-in. 3/5/1902 I got mine Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1298 7-in. 3/5/1902 Whoa, Bill! Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1298 10-in. 3/5/1902 Whoa, Bill! Arthur Collins ; Joseph Natus Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1629 7-in. 9/18/1902 I just can't help from loving that man Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1629 10-in. 9/18/1902 I just can't help from loving that man Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 76-100 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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