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Samuel Ash

Samuel Howard Ash (August 28, 1884 – October 20, 1951), usually credited as Sam Ash, was an American vaudeville performer, singer, and movie actor who appeared in minor roles in over 200 films, including It's a Wonderful Life.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 28th, 1884 (Campbell County), Died Hollywood

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, songwriter, lyricist

Notes: Often listed as Sam Ash.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 147 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13100 10-in. 4/9/1913 At the ten-cent movie show Samuel Ash Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-13101 10-in. 4/9/1913 Just say again you love me Samuel Ash Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1912-11-21-03] Not documented 11/21/1912 [Unknown title(s)] Samuel Ash vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1916-07-24-06] Not documented 7/24/1916 The sunshine of your smile Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1919-10-23-01] Not documented 10/23/1919 Oh, what a girl Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39700 10-in. 12/17/1914 I'm not ashamed of you Molly Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39781 10-in. 1/19/1915 Good-bye, Virginia Samuel Ash Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39859 10-in. 2/13/1915 When it's night time down in Dixieland Samuel Ash ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39899 10-in. 2/27/1915 Moonlight on the Rhine Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39900 10-in. 2/27/1915 Virginia Lee Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39975 10-in. 3/22/1915 My own Venetian rose Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39976 10-in. 3/22/1915 I'm proud to be mother of a boy like you Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39989 10-in. 3/26/1915 Love me or leave me alone Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45571 10-in. 4/22/1915 In a garden down in Monterey Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45572 10-in. 4/22/1915 When I was a dreamer, and you were my dream Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45647 10-in. 5/18/1915 When I leave the world behind Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45787 10-in. 6/17/1915 Played by a military band Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45788 10-in. 6/17/1915 Where the Hudson River flows Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45831 10-in. 6/30/1915 Hello, Frisco Samuel Ash ; Elida Morris Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45877 10-in. 7/23/1915 After tonight, goodbye Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 45905 10-in. 7/31/1915 Floating down the old Green River Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46081 10-in. 10/4/1915 My lady of the telephone Samuel Ash Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quintet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46096 10-in. 10/12/1915 I'm simply crazy over you Samuel Ash ; Louise MacMahon Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46097 10-in. 10/12/1915 America, I love you Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46130 10-in. 10/20/1915 On the road to happiness Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 147 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ash, Samuel," accessed August 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106735.

Ash, Samuel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106735.

"Ash, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106735

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