Harlan Lattimore

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. He was known as "The Colored Bing Crosby" (sic).

Birth and Death Data: Born November 25th, 1908 (Cincinnati), Died July 1st, 1980

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader

Recordings

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 leader, vocalist  
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 leader, vocalist  
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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lattimore, Harlan," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109739.

Lattimore, Harlan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109739.

"Lattimore, Harlan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109739

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