I Wish I was a Single Girl Again, Sheet Music 05


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I Wish I was a Single Girl Again, Sheet Music 05


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in carbon on the front side and in pencil on the reverse side. 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 are two minor tears at the right upper edge. There is also a major tear at the right upper edge. There is a minor tear at the left lower edge. There is a handwritten "x" to the right of the document title. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document is a carbon duplicate. The document "The Texas Ranger," Sheet Music 1 is 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 05

Document Title

When I was Single

Scholarly Classification

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

Dimensions - Original

203 mm x 175 mm

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