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A Single Woman
1945 Rod McKuen
The song was written for the 1945 musical movie called Diamond Horseshoe. The original title was "The Single Man" and the original interpreter was Dick Haymes. The same year, the song was coverered by Harry James, then in 1958 by Nat "King" Cole, by Chris Montez in 1966 and by Frank Sinatra in 1969.
-David Paté (personal communication)

Recording sessions
1977 December 4: London (UK) Theatre Royal Drury Lane
 
1990 April 10: Paris (FR) Olympia
 
1993: Hollywood (US-CA) Oceanway Studios
I live alone
That hasn't always been
Easy to do
 
 
1993: Burbank (US-CA) NBC TV
I live alone
That hasn't always been
Easy to do