Amongst their very first recordings during the famous Bristol Sessions for Ralph Peer. Just Sara & Maybelle singing. Also selected by Harry Smith for his Anthology Of American Folk Music. In fact circulating since the 19th century and probably British. In 1917 Cecil Sharp collected a version in Tennessee and Frank Brown found one in North Carolina in 1922.
Jo Stafford [as Single Girl]
Kossoy Sisters [idem, with Erik Darling]
Ewan MacColl & Peggy Seeger [as Still I Love Him; Scots/English origin]
Ruby Vass [Lomax recording true to the Carters]
Pat Carroll [as Single Girl in film Songcatcher]
Meindert Talma & The Negroes [as Vrijgezel Meisje]
Not to be confused with I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again (see there). Sandy Posey's pop hit portraits another Single Girl (covered by Lilianne St. Pierre as Je suis une fille toute seule) and is credited to herself, Martha Sharp, her real name. Related to Cecil?