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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 101-125 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1630 7-in. 9/18/1902 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1630 10-in. 9/18/1902 Please let me sleep Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1631 7-in. 9/18/1902 If money talks, it ain't on speaking terms with me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1631 10-in. 9/18/1902 If money talks, it ain't on speaking terms with me Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1632 7-in. 9/18/1902 Helen Gonne Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1632 10-in. 9/18/1902 Helen Gonne Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1633 7-in. 9/18/1902 Under the bamboo tree Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1633 10-in. 9/18/1902 Under the bamboo tree Arthur Collins Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1634 7-in. 9/19/1902 My maid from Hindoostan Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1634 10-in. 9/19/1902 My maid from Hindoostan Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1635 7-in. 9/19/1902 Down where the Wurzburger flows Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1635 10-in. 9/19/1902 Down where the Wurzburger flows Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1719 7-in. 10/31/1902 I never trouble trouble till trouble troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1719 10-in. 10/31/1902 I never trouble trouble till trouble troubles me Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1720 7-in. 10/31/1902 The shirt-waist band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1720 10-in. 10/31/1902 The shirt-waist band Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1721 7-in. 10/31/1902 Oh such a business! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1721 10-in. 10/31/1902 Oh such a business! Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1722 7-in. 10/31/1902 I must have been a-dreamin' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1722 10-in. 10/31/1902 I must have been a-dreamin' Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1723 7-in. 10/31/1902 The first rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1723 10-in. 10/31/1902 The first rehearsal of the huskin' bee Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1727 7-in. 11/1/1902 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1727 10-in. 11/1/1902 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic scene speaker  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1728 7-in. 11/1/1902 Closing time in a country grocery Collins and Harlan Descriptive scene speaker  
(Results 101-125 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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