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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 101-125 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W144711 10-in. 9/24/1927 Just once again George Taylor Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W145436 10-in. 12/20/1927 Everywhere you go Seger Ellis ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145437 10-in. 12/20/1927 I've been looking for a girl like you (For a long, long time) Frank Harris ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145476 10-in. 1/4/1928 What a wonderful wedding that will be Harold Lambert ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145477 10-in. 1/4/1928 Mary (What are you waiting for?) Frank Harris ; Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145516 10-in. 1/14/1928 What do you say? California Ramblers ; Ed Kirkeby Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 145536 10-in. 1/17/1928 What do you say? Frank Farrell ; Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145540 10-in. 1/17/1928 What do you say? Hugh Barrett Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 145567 10-in. 1/24/1928 What do you say? Jane Gray ; University Six Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W145822 10-in. 3/21/1928 Salty Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W145823 10-in. 3/21/1928 Deep blue Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia W145829 10-in. 3/23/1928 (My heart keeps) Speaking of love Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145830 10-in. 3/23/1928 You're wonderful Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Columbia W145837 10-in. 3/26/1928 My pet Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W145838 10-in. 3/26/1928 Dolores Paul Ash Orchestra ; Paul Small & Gang Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble vocalist, leader  
Columbia W146372 10-in. 5/31/1928 You're wonderful Broadway Bellhops Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W146861 10-in. 8/22/1928 Out of the dawn Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146862 10-in. 8/22/1928 Ten little miles from town Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146987 10-in. 9/13/1928 My sorority sweetheart Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W146988 10-in. 9/13/1928 Just another night Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152449 10-in. 7/26/1933 Shadows on the Swanee Paul Ash ; Auriole Craven ; Pabst Blue Ribbon Casino Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152450 10-in. 7/26/1933 Louisville lady Paul Ash ; Auriole Craven ; Pabst Blue Ribbon Casino Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152451 10-in. 7/26/1933 Blue roses Paul Ash ; Pabst Blue Ribbon Casino Orchestra ; Lou Rapp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W152452 10-in. 7/26/1933 Free Paul Ash ; Pabst Blue Ribbon Casino Orchestra ; Lou Rapp Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 98297 12-in. 8/6/1926 Studio stunts Columbia Artists Vocalists, pianist, comic duo, and jazz/dance band songwriter  
(Results 101-125 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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