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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 176-200 of 2354 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31074 12-in. 1901-1902 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31075 12-in. 1901-1902 O! O! O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]31128 12-in. 1902-1903 Jerry Murphy is a friend of mine Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-133 10-in. 6/25/1903 Ev'ry morn I bring her chicken Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-133 7-in. 6/25/1903 Ev'ry morn I bring her chicken Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-134 10-in. 6/25/1903 You can't fool all the people all the time Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-134 7-in. 6/25/1903 You can't fool all the people all the time Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-135 7-in. 6/25/1903 I'm thinking of you all the while Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-135 10-in. 6/25/1903 I'm thinking of you all de while Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-136 7-in. 6/25/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-136 10-in. 6/25/1903 Bill Bailey, won't you please come home Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-138 7-in. 6/25/1903 The gambling man Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-138 10-in. 6/25/1903 The gambling man Arthur Collins Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-237 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-238 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Oh! Oh! O'Brien Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-284 7-in. 8/25/1903 A parody on "Hiawatha" Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-284 10-in. 8/25/1903 A parody on "Hiawatha" Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-285 7-in. 8/25/1903 It was the Dutch Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-285 10-in. 8/25/1903 It was the Dutch Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-287 7-in. 8/25/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-287 10-in. 8/25/1903 Hurrah for Baffin Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-287 12-in. 3/3/1904 Baffin's Bay Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor A-288 7-in. 8/25/1903 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-288 10-in. 8/25/1903 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor E-288 8-in. 5/6/1907 Two rubes in a tavern Collins and Harlan Comic dialogue speaker  
(Results 176-200 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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