I Wish I was a Single Girl Again, Sheet Music 02


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I Wish I was a Single Girl Again, Sheet Music 02


One leaf with preprinted staff lines, handwritten in pencil on both sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is significant fraying along the left edge. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. The upper right corner was folded into the laminate. There is minor fraying along upper right edge and along the right lower edge. There is a handwritten "x" at the upper right corner. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The documents "Prisoner's Song," Sheet Music 2 and "Old Joe Clark," Sheet Music 3 are located on the reverse side.


Folk songs, American Married people -- Songs and music Mothers -- Songs and music Poverty -- Songs and music Regret -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Single Gal. The Single Girl. I Wish I Were Single Again. A Drunkard. The Drunkard's Wife. A Married Woman's Lament. I'm Satisfied. I Wish I Were a Single Girl Again


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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I Wish I was a Single Girl Again, Sheet Music 02

Document Title

Single Gal

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Drink and Gambling Songs - 28 Randolph, 366 Combs, 178 Warner, 126

Dimensions - Original

196 mm x 175 mm

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