I Wish I Were Single, Sheet Music 01
 


Citation

“I Wish I Were Single, Sheet Music 01,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed December 6, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/31921.


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Title

I Wish I Were Single, Sheet Music 01

Description

This item is part of the I. G. Greer Folksong Collection which consists of more than 300 individual song titles and their variants as collected by Isaac Garfield Greer (1881-1967) from informants, primarily in Ashe, Wilkes and Watauga counties. The collection includes manuscripts, typescript transcriptions produced by Dr. Greer’s clerical staff, and handwritten musical notations. Songs range from traditional Child Ballads, traditional English and Scottish ballads as well as their American variants, to 19th century popular music to musical compositions of local origin.

Subject

Folk songs--United States
Marriage--Songs and music
Marital conflict--Songs and music
Warnings--Songs and music

Alternative Title

I Wish I was Single Again

Publisher

W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Contributor

Greer, I. G. (Isaac Garfield), 1881-1967

Format

PDF
Notated music

Language

English

Transcription

(3)
I wish I were Single
When I was single O then Oh then When I was single Oh then.
When I was single my pockets would jingle

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Courting Songs - 19. Randolph. 365 Combs. 177 Warner 127

File name

113_WhenIWasSingle_Sheet_01

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