“A Single Life (Single Is My Glory)”


"Some do say there are good girls, Oh, where shall we find them? Some do say there are good boys, But never do you mind them." The singer warns of deceivers, concluding, "A single life I am to live, Oh, single is my glory... Then who will control me?"

Cross references


  • Roba Stanley, "Single Life" (OKeh 40436, 1925)


  1. BrownIII 18, "A Single Life" (1 text)
  2. Roud #4963
  3. BI, Br3018


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (recording, Roba Stanley)
Found in: US(SE)