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|
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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