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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 126-150 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 73616 10-in. 9/15/1925 I'm knee deep in daisies (And head over heels in love) Sam Lanin ; Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 74182 10-in. 6/22/1926 Just a little dance Okeh Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 74332 10-in. Sept. 1926 That's why I love you Gotham Nightingales ; Ray Stillwell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 80051 10-in. 6/2/1926 Just a little dance Harry Raderman ; The Red Hotters Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W80249 10-in. 12/10/1926 When I'm in your arms Happy Hour Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W80250 10-in. 12/10/1926 (I've grown so lonesome) Thinking of you Happy Hour Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
OKeh W80295 10-in. 1/10/1927 I've grown so lonesome thinking of you Russell Douglas [Les Reis] Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist  
OKeh W80318 10-in. 1/20/1927 You're the one for me Boyd Senter Clarinet solo, with guitar and piano composer  
OKeh W80411 10-in. 2/10/1927 Sad 'n' blue Lou Gold's Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
OKeh W80427 10-in. 2/15/1927 Hoosier sweetheart (Say who) Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W80674 10-in. 3/25/1927 It's a happy old world after all Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W81122 10-in. 6/29/1927 Just once again Lanin’s Famous Players Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh W81227 10-in. 8/15/1927 Just once again Rube Bloom ; Noble Sissle Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W400059 10-in. 1/30/1928 What do you say? Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400062 10-in. 2/1/1928 What do you say? Les Reis Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 11163-11166 10-in. 8/10/1923 Valse bleue Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11167-11170 10-in. 8/10/1923 From the land of the sky-blue water Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11171-11174 10-in. 8/13/1923 Rustle of spring Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11175-11177 10-in. 8/13/1923 Stories Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11182-11185 10-in. 8/14/1923 Rosita Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11187-11188 10-in. 8/14/1923 Kashmiri song Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11196-11199 10-in. 8/15/1923 Will you always love me Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11200-11203 10-in. 8/15/1923 Japanese sunset Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11204-11206 10-in. 8/16/1923 Half past ten Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11207-11209 10-in. 8/16/1923 My thoughts are you Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 126-150 of 227 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ash, Paul," accessed April 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.

Ash, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111866.

"Ash, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 April 2021.

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

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