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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 151-175 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 11210-11213 10-in. 8/16/1923 Open your heart Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Brunswick 11214-11217 10-in. 8/16/1923 Rememb’ring Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11218-11220 10-in. 8/17/1923 Betty Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick 11221-11224 10-in. 8/17/1923 Pesticatin’ mamma Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Brunswick 11225-11227 10-in. 8/17/1923 La lo la Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E16431-E16434 10-in. 9/22/1925 Look who’s here Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E16445-E16449 10-in. 9/24/1925 Bam Bam Bamy shore Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick E16566½-E16568½ 10-in. 10/9/1925 What do we care if it's one o'clock Regent Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E16678-E16680 10-in. 10/13/1925 Look who’s here Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E16681-E16684 10-in. 10/13/1925 Bam Bam Bamy shore Paul Ash Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick E16685-E16687 10-in. 10/13/1925 I do! Do you? Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Brunswick E16702-E16705 10-in. 10/14/1925 Dreaming of tomorrow Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Brunswick E23867-E23870 10-in. 7/7/1927 Gonna get a girl Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E23870) composer  
Brunswick C313-C314 10-in. 5/7/1926 That’s why I love you Charley Straight Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick C332-C333 10-in. 5/28/1926 That’s why I love you Charley Straight Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick C445-C447 10-in. 6/22/1926 That’s why I love you Jules Herbuveaux ; Palmer House Victorians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick C450-C452 10-in. 6/23/1926 That’s why I love you Wendell W. Hall Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Brunswick C707-C708 10-in. 2/24/1927 Hoosier sweetheart Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick C903-C904 10-in. 5/3/1927 You’re the one for me Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick C1682-C1684 10-in. 3/15/1928 What do you say? Jules Herbuveaux Orchestra ; Frank Sylvano Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take C1684) composer  
Brunswick C1962-C1963 10-in. 5/21/1928 Today is today Jimmy Joy Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick A6-A8 10-in. 5/6/1924 My beautiful Mexican rose Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Brunswick A9-A10 10-in. 5/6/1924 Can’t yo’ heah me callin’ Caroline Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A14-A16 10-in. 5/7/1924 Thaïs Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Brunswick A17-A19 10-in. 5/7/1924 Pale moon Paul Ash ; Granada Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 151-175 of 227 records)

Citation

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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