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 201-225 of 227 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||E23875-E23878||10-in.||7/7/1927||Just once again||Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take E23878)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E24303-E24304||10-in.||8/24/1927||Just once again||Frank Sylvano||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E26418-E26419||10-in.||2/8/1928||What do you say?||Chester Gaylord||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Brunswick||E26615-E26616||10-in.||2/23/1928||What do you say?||Chester Gaylord||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Edison||8655||10-in.||11/6/1922||Whistling||Al Burt Dance Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||9480||10-in.||4/24/1924||My beautiful Mexican rose||Top Notchers||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||10651||10-in.||10/24/1925||I'm knee deep in daisies (And head over heels in love)||Million Dollar Pier Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||10662||10-in.||11/4/1925||What do we care if it's one o'clock (Or two, or three, or four)||Jack Stillman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||10966||10-in.||5/7/1926||Just a little dance||Kaplan's Melodists||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||11090||10-in.||7/7/1926||That's why I love you||Markel's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||11250||10-in.||10/15/1926||I'd love to call you my sweetheart||Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orchestra ; Harold Lambert||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Edison||11298||10-in.||11/12/1926||I'd love to call you my sweetheart||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with ukulele||composer|
|Edison||11322||10-in.||11/19/1926||Thinking of you (I've grown so lonesome)||Arthur Fields ; Oreste Queensland Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Edison||11410||10-in.||12/31/1926||Thinking of you (I've grown so lonesome)||National Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||11555||10-in.||3/4/1927||You're the one for me||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Edison||11650||10-in.||4/14/1927||It's a happy old world after all||Al Lynn ; Music Masters ; John Ryan||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||11706||10-in.||5/18/1927||Beedle um bo||Duke Yellman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||11728||10-in.||6/10/1927||Hoosier sweetheart (Say who)||Jack Kaufman ; Al Lynn ; Music Masters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Edison||11731||10-in.||6/13/1927||Beedle um bo||Golden Gate Orchestra ; John Ryan||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Edison||11760||10-in.||6/24/1927||Gonna get a girl||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet||composer|
|Edison||11762||10-in.||6/24/1927||Rosa Lee||Oreste Queensland Orchestra ; J. Donald Parker||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Edison||11766||10-in.||6/28/1927||Just once again||Bay State Aces ; Julian Webster||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||18494||10-in.||5/14/1928||(To-morrow's to-morrow) To-day is to-day||Palais D'Or Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe||Jazz/dance band, with vocal||songwriter|
|Vocalion||E3376-E3378||10-in.||7/6/1926||That’s why I love you||The Ambassadors||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Vocalion||E4096-E4097||10-in.||11/19/1926||I’ve grown so lonesome, thinking of you||The Ambassadors||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||composer|
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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