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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 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  
(Results 76-100 of 227 records)

Citation

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

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