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Harry C. Browne

Harry C. Browne (August 18, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American banjo player and actor. He appeared on stage and in silent films and recorded for Columbia Records in the 1910s and 1920s.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 18th, 1878

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, banjo, composer, speaker

Notes: Also sings in the tenor range.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1922-02-02-03] 10-in. 2/2/1922 Hear dem bells Harry C. Browne ; Harry C. Browne Banjo and vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, banjo, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 46496 10-in. 3/14/1916 Gwine to run all night Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46634 10-in. 3/14/1916 Nigger love a watermelon, ha! ha! ha! Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46643 10-in. 3/16/1916 Roll out! Heave dat cotton! Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46644 10-in. 3/16/1916 Old Dan Tucker Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46872 10-in. 6/22/1916 Gwine to get a home bye and bye Harry C. Browne ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46873 10-in. 6/22/1916 Oh! Susanna Harry C. Browne ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46874 10-in. 6/24/1916 Angel Gabriel Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 46875 10-in. 6/24/1916 Angels meet me at the crossroads Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47009 10-in. 9/12/1916 When I used to work upon the levee Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47014 10-in. 9/12/1916 Kingdom come Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47039 10-in. 9/22/1916 Oh! Dem golden slippers Harry C. Browne ; Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47040 10-in. 9/22/1916 Keep in de middle ob de road Harry C. Browne ; Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47062 10-in. 10/13/1916 Jordan am a hard road to travel Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47063 10-in. 10/13/1916 Balm of Gilead Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47241 10-in. ca. 12/29/1916 She stopped to powder her nose Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 47250 10-in. 12/21/1916 De gospel train am comin' Harry C. Browne ; Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47251 10-in. 12/21/1916 Dar de ole sarpent was a-crawlin' Harry C. Browne ; Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 47468 10-in. 4/6/1917 Climb up, ye chillun, climb! Harry C. Browne ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47469 10-in. 4/6/1917 Carve dat possum Harry C. Browne ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47498 10-in. 4/19/1917 Johnny get your gun Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 47499 10-in. 4/19/1917 Push dem clouds away Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 77066 10-in. 5/17/1917 Climbing up the golden stairs Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77067 10-in. 5/17/1917 Polly-wolly-doodle Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77945 10-in. 7/9/1918 De leader of de Company B Harry C. Browne Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 72 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Browne, Harry C.," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107849.

Browne, Harry C.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107849.

"Browne, Harry C.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107849

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