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From 1903, the classic sentimental song Please, Mr. Conductor, Don't Put Me Off the Train sung by Byron G. Harlan.


Please, Mr. Conductor, Don't Put Me Off the Train
 
Company Edison's National Phonograph Company
Cylinder # 7219
Category Tenor solo
Title Please, Mr. Conductor, Don't Put Me Off the Train
Performed by Byron G. Harlan
Circa 1903
Announcement "Please, Mr. Conductor, Don't Put Me Off the Train, sung by Byron G. Harlan.  Edison record."
Byron G. Harlan (photo, 'Edison Re-creations 1922')

A touching and sweet-sounding recording with an appealing melody.

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The versatile tenor Byron G. Harlan, of the famous singing team of Collins & Harlan could also do great "old man" and "rube" voicings (for example, listen to this 1906 excerpt from The Dixie Rube ).

Interested in hearing other recordings featuring Byron G. Harlan?

Key Title Category Performed by Circa
11/1997 Down at the Huskin' Bee Rube duet Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan 1909
08/1999 Ev'ry Little Bit, Added to What You've Got, Makes Just a Little Bit More Duet Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan 1907
05/2004 In My Merry Oldsmobile Duet Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan 1905
07/2006 Whoa, Bill! Duet Arthur Collins & Byron G. Harlan 1904

                                       


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