Byron G. Harlan

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For other people of the same name, see Byron Harlan (disambiguation).

Byron G. Harlan (August 29, 1861 – September 11, 1936) was an American singer from Kansas, a comic minstrel singer and balladeer who often recorded with Arthur Collins. The two together were often billed as "Collins & Harlan".

Solo recordings[edit]

1899

  • "Please, Mr. Conductor, Don't Put Me Off The Train" (remade 1903 on Edison Gold Moulded 7219) (w.m. J. Fred Helf)[1]

1901

1903

  • "Please Mother, Buy Me A Baby" (w.m. Will D. Cobb & Gus Edwards)
- on Victor & Edison
  • "Always In The Way" (w.m. Charles K. Harris)
- on Edison Records
  • "The Vacant Chair" (w. Henry S. Washburne m. George Frederick Root)
- on Edison

1905

  • "My Gal Sal"
  • "A Picnic For Two"
  • "With the Robins I'll Return"
-on Edison Records

1906

  • "Wait 'Till the Sun Shines, Nellie"
  • "Cheer Up Mary" - Edison Gold Moulded 9403
  • "When The Sunset Turns The Ocean's Blue To Gold - Columbia & United Talking Machine A439

1907

  • "And A Little Child Shall Lead Them" - Edison Gold Moulded 9472
  • "I'm Tying The Leaves So They Won't Come Down" - Edison Gold Moulded 9606

1908

  • "Are You Sincere?" - Edison Gold Moulded 9973

1912

  • "They Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dawg Aroun'" - Edison Standard Record 10559

1917

  • "With His Hands In His Pockets (And His Pockets In His Pants)" - Edison Blue Amberol 3124

1919

  • "Way Down East Where I Belong" - OKEH Record 1134-B

[2] 1921

  • "Down Where I Belong" - Pathe 20660

With Arthur Collins[edit]

1902

  • "They Were All Doing The Same" - Edison Gold Moulded 8255

1903 Meet Me Down At Luna Lena - Zon-O-Phone 194

1904

  • "Under The Anheuser Bush - Columbia 32409
  • "Down On The Brandywine" - Edison Gold Moulded 8712

1905

  • "In My Merry Oldsmobile" - Columbia 85016 (6" length cylinder - most were 5" length)
  • "Peter Piper" - 20th Century Talking Machine Record 85001
  • "Negro Recollections" (with Vess L. Ossman on banjo) - Edison Gold Moulded 7665

1906

  • "Afloat On A Five Dollar Note" - Edison Gold Moulded 9316
  • "Traveling" - Edison Gold Moulded 9287
  • "Camp Meeting Time" - Edison Gold Moulded 9415
  • "Take A Car" - Victor 4372

1907

  • "Come On And Kiss Yo' Baby" - Victor 16224-A
  • "Bake Dat Chicken Pie" - Victor 17221-B
  • "Arrah Wanna" - Edison Gold Moulded 9447
  • "Ev'ry Little Bit Added To What You've Got Makes Just A Little Bit More" - Edison Gold Moulded 9611

1908

  • "Cohan's Rag Babe - Columbia 33282

1909

  • "Down At The Huskin' Bee"
  • "Down Where The Big Bananas Grow" - Edison Amberol 308
  • "Make A Noise Like A Hoop And Roll Away" - Edison Standard 10122
  • "My Wife's Gone To The Country" - Columbia A724

1911

  • "The Barn Dance"
  • "Alexander's Ragtime Band"

1912

  • "I'm Goin' Back to Dixie"

1914

  • "The Aba Daba Honeymoon" - Edison Blue Amberol 2468

1915

  • "Alabama Jubilee"
  • "Kentucky Home"

1916

  • "The Kid is Clever"

1918

  • "The Old Grey Mare"

1919

  • "On the Ozark Trail"

1922

  • "Ham & Eggs"

with Aileen Stanley[edit]

1913

  • "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - Edison Amberol "Special H" and Edison Blue Amberol "Special H"

with Arthur Stanley[edit]

1909

  • "Marching Through Georgia" - Victor 16416-A

with Frank C. Stanley[edit]

1902

  • "All Aboard for Slumberville" - Edison Gold Moulded 8187

1904

  • "Blue Bell" - Edison Gold Moulded 8655

1904

  • "Dixie", or "I wish I was in Dixie" - Edison Gold Moulded 8784

1905

with Joseph Belmont[edit]

1903

  • "While the Birds are Singing to Me" - Edison Gold Moulded 9583

"1904" "Robin and the Wren" - Edison Gold Moulded 8662

1905

  • "Beautiful Birds Sing On" - Edison Gold Moulded 9022

with Steve Porter[edit]

1913

  • "Two Jolly Sailors" - Edison Blue Amberol 1759

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Please, Mr. Conductor / Byron G Harlan. Edison Gold Moulded Record: 7219 [1902?] | Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project". Cylinders.library.ucsb.edu. 2005-11-16. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  2. ^ Actual vinyl in my possession. J. R. Nebeker, Orem, Utah, USA; side B

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