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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 51-75 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142435 10-in. 7/14/1926 Chérie, I love you Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142442 10-in. 7/15/1926 Kiss your little baby good-night Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142443 10-in. 7/15/1926 Oh! If I only had you Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142446 10-in. 7/25/1926 I can't get over a girl like you Paul Ash ; Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142505 10-in. 7/28/1926 The good bad girl Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with alto saxophone and piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 142514 10-in. 8/7/1926 That's why I love you Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia W142534 10-in. 8/16/1926 The good bad girl Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142934 10-in. 11/15/1926 (I've grown so lonesome) Thinking of you Johnny Morris ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142937 10-in. 11/16/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Charles Kaley ; Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 142947 10-in. 11/18/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Jane Gray Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W142952 10-in. 11/23/1926 There ain't no maybe in my baby's eyes The Foursome ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet leader  
Columbia W142953 10-in. 11/23/1926 When I'm in your arms Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter, leader  
Columbia W142957 10-in. 11/24/1926 When I'm in your arms Milton Watson Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142960 10-in. 11/24/1926 Thinking of you (I've grown so lonesome) Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W142970 10-in. 11/30/1926 Take in the sun, hang out the moon The Foursome ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet leader  
Columbia W142978 10-in. 12/2/1926 When I first met Mary Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W142979 10-in. 12/2/1926 I'm tellin' the birds—tellin' the bees how I love you The Foursome ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet leader  
Columbia W142980 10-in. 12/2/1926 Honey do Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W142995 10-in. 12/9/1926 You're the one for me Harriet Lee ; Juanita Rae Female vocal duet composer  
Columbia 143120 10-in. 11/18/1926 (I've grown so lonesome) Thinking of you Honey Duke and his Uke Male vocal solo, with ukulele composer  
Columbia 143134 10-in. 11/22/1926 I'd love to call you my sweetheart Astorites ; Paul Hagan ; Fred Rich Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 143136 10-in. 11/22/1926 (I've grown so lonesome) Thinking of you Astorites ; Paul Hagan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 143147 10-in. 11/24/1926 When I'm in your arms Tommy Christian Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 143381 10-in. 2/2/1927 You're the one for me Ross Gorman ; Irving Kaufman ; Virginians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W143394 10-in. 2/4/1927 You're the one for me Lewis James ; Paul Ash Orchestra ; Gladys Rice Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet leader, composer  
(Results 51-75 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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