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 76-100 of 227 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W143395||10-in.||2/4/1927||Shanghai dream man||Charles Kaley ; Paul Ash Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W143410||10-in.||2/17/1927||Gonna get a girl||Jackie Souders Orchestra ; Walton McKinney||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W143444||10-in.||2/7/1927||Beedle um bo||Johnny Marvin ; Paul Ash Orchestra ; Ed Smalle||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||leader, songwriter|
|Columbia||W143445||10-in.||2/7/1927||What does it matter?||Franklyn Baur ; Paul Ash Orchestra ; Gladys Rice||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet||leader|
|Columbia||W143452||10-in.||2/9/1927||Don't sing aloha (When I go)||The Columbians ; Johnny Marvin ; Ed Smalle||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||leader|
|Columbia||W143453||10-in.||2/9/1927||Proud||The Columbians ; Johnny Marvin||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||143485||10-in.||2/16/1927||Hoosier sweetheart||Rube Bloom ; Jane Gray||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W143498||10-in.||2/19/1927||Hoosier sweetheart (Say who)||Columbians ; Charles Kaley||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W143550||10-in.||2/28/1927||Hoosier sweetheart (Say who)||Ruth Etting||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||143611||10-in.||3/9/1927||Hoosier sweetheart (Say who)||Arthur Fields ; Manhattan Dance Makers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W143621||10-in.||3/8/1927||Gonna get a girl||Clarence Badger ; Robert Mueseler||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||143698||10-in.||3/21/1927||Beedle um bo||Art Barnett ; Tommy Christian Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W143702||10-in.||3/22/1927||You're the one for me||Charles Kaley||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||composer|
|Columbia||W144109||10-in.||5/9/1927||Rosa Lee||Columbians ; Johnny Marvin||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||144293||10-in.||6/17/1927||Just once again||Irving Kaufman ; WMCA Broadcasters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144300||10-in.||6/7/1927||Just once again||Paul Ash Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter, leader|
|Columbia||W144301||10-in.||6/8/1927||You don't like it—not much||Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W144302||10-in.||6/8/1927||Sweet someone||Paul Ash Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||leader|
|Columbia||W144303||10-in.||6/8/1927||I ain't that kind of a baby||Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W144332||10-in.||6/15/1927||Love and kisses||Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small ; Milton Watson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||leader|
|Columbia||W144333||10-in.||6/15/1927||Ain't that a grand and glorious feeling?||Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|Columbia||W144360||10-in.||6/23/1927||Just once again||Milton Charles||Organ solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144367||10-in.||7/13/1927||Just once again||Rube Bloom ; Ruth Etting||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144425||10-in.||7/5/1927||Just once again||Franklyn Baur ; Paul Ash Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter, leader|
|Columbia||W144704||10-in.||9/23/1927||Rosa Lee||Carl Haworth||Male vocal solo, with banjo and piano||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ash, Paul," accessed April 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.
Ash, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.
"Ash, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 April 2021.
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