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Paul Ash

Paul Robert Ash (February 11, 1891, Germany — July 13, 1958, Manhattan, New York) was an American orchestra leader, composer, vaudeville personality, and recording artist.

He recorded several hit songs: "Rememb'ring" (Brunswick, 1924), with his Granada Orchestra, "My Pet" (Columbia, 1928) and "Shadows on the Swanee" (Columbia, 1933). He also penned Kay Kyser's theme "Thinking of You."


Birth and Death Data: Born February 11th, 1891 (Germany), Died July 13th, 1958 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, songwriter, piano, lyricist, vocalist

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-329 10-in. 5/29/1927 Sad 'n' blue Van Fleming ; Herman Kenin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1926-09-09-02] 10-in. 9/9/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Paula George Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 81506 10-in. 1/29/1924 My beautiful Mexican rose Hotel Alamac Orchestra ; Paul Specht Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W140944 10-in. 9/16/1925 I'm knee deep in daisies Lewis James ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W140984 10-in. 9/17/1925 What do we care if it's one o'clock Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 141120 10-in. 10/8/1925 I'm knee deep in daisies Raderman's Roysterers ; Billy West Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W141648 10-in. 2/9/1926 Always Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141649 10-in. 2/9/1926 But I do—you know I do Harry Maxfield ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141650 10-in. 2/9/1926 Lantern of love Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141655 10-in. 2/10/1926 Blinky Moon Bay Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141656 10-in. 2/10/1926 Let's talk about my sweetie Harry Maxfield ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141662 10-in. 2/11/1926 What can I say after I say I'm sorry? Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141663 10-in. 2/11/1926 Whose who are you? Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W141664 10-in. 2/11/1926 Thanks for the buggy ride Harry Barris ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142143 10-in. 5/4/1926 Just a little dance Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 142256 10-in. 5/27/1926 That's why I love you The Harmonians ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142271 10-in. 6/1/1926 That's why I love you Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142400 10-in. 7/7/1926 That's why I love you Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142405 10-in. 7/8/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142408 10-in. 7/9/1926 Looking at the world thru rose colored glasses Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142409 10-in. 7/9/1926 Her beaus are only rainbows Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142413 10-in. 7/9/1926 The journey's end Paul Ash ; Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142424 10-in. 7/13/1926 Precious Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142425 10-in. 7/13/1926 It's a happy old world after all Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, songwriter  
Columbia W142434 10-in. 7/14/1926 Roses remind me of you Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 227 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ash, Paul," accessed April 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.

Ash, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.

"Ash, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866

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