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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 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  
(Results 201-225 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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