Harlan Lattimore (November 25, 1908- July 1980), was a popular African-American singer with several jazz orchestras of the 1930s, most notably Don Redman's. Starting in 1932, singing in the Don Redman Orchestra, Harlem nightclub Connie's Inn marketed Lattimore as the "colored Bing Crosby" [sic].
Birth and Death Data: Born November 25, 1908 (Cincinnati), Died July 1, 1980
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BSHQ-71942||10-in.||3/10/1932||I wanna count sheep||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||vocalist|
|Victor||BSHQ-71943||10-in.||3/10/1932||Poor old Joe||Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152205||10-in.||6/7/1932||(I'm still without a sweetheart) With summer coming on||Harlan Lattimore||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152208||10-in.||6/7/1932||Strange as it seems||Harlan Lattimore||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||vocalist|
|Columbia||W152217||10-in.||6/17/1932||Chant of the weed||Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore||Jazz/dance band||leader|
|Columbia||W152218||10-in.||6/17/1932||I heard||Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||vocalist, leader|
|Columbia||W152219||10-in.||6/17/1932||Got the South in my soul||Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Harlan Lattimore||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||vocalist, leader|
|Columbia||W152220||10-in.||6/17/1932||Reefer man||Connie’s Inn Orchestra ; Claude Jones ; Harlan Lattimore||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lattimore, Harlan," accessed December 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109739.
Lattimore, Harlan. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109739.
"Lattimore, Harlan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 December 2023.
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