When news of Harold Reid’s death at 80 headlined news portals, there has been a warm outpour of love and fondness. With his memorable and resonant bass and his unprecedented comic timing, Harold Reid, The Statler Brothers’ de-facto leader, has ...

Lew DeWitt is best remembered as a tenor and guitarist of the country music group Statler Brothers. He also penned a handful of The Statler Brothers Songs, including the band’s first major hit, “Flowers On The Wall,” which made it ...

Country music fans across the world got shocked when Harold Reid died at his home in Staunton, Virginia, on April 24, 2020, after bravely enduring a lengthy battle with kidney failure.  Reid’s songwriting skills, comical side, and remarkable bass voice ...

Penned by the group’s lead vocalist and songwriter Don Reid, The Statler Brothers’ “I’ll Go To My Grave Loving You” has wonderfully portrayed how deep a man’s love can be. The country ballad was based upon the song of Don’s ...

The four members of the American country and gospel vocal group – brothers Don and Harold Reid, Phil Baisley, and Lew DeWitt – have been much-loved for years. So it’s no surprise how The Statler Brothers songs remarkably stand the ...

Dubbed as America’s Poets by American writer Kurt Vonnegut, The Statler Brothers have been one of country music’s most successful vocal harmony groups. Though they may not have been connected by blood, their bond was really that of brothers, spanning ...

The Statler Brothers became a big hit in the 1960s. The group produced more than 50 albums for 40 years. The Statler Brothers won Grammy Awards three times and were named the top vocal group by the Country Music Association ...

Many claimed that this Statler Brothers track gives a depressing vibe when you listen to its message. Well, they are right. The song talks about a person who was left behind by the one he loved most. The shock was ...

If you’ll be subjected to temptation, will you be able to beat the devil? Can you resist the things shown to you or offered to you? It is easier said than done when we are in that situation. Often, when ...

Since the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum honored the Statler Brothers, we also share this moment by honoring them too. The best way to pay tribute to them is to feature one of their greatest songs of all time ...

Most of the time when a song includes a name as the title, we wonder who that person may be. We think that this person may have affected the songwriter’s life. Also, it could be that the songwriter fell in ...

“Flowers on the Wall” by The Statler Brothers The Statler Brothers‘ “Flowers on the Wall” was their most successful and signature song. Even though they have scored other singles on top of the chart, people remember this song to be their ...

At the end of our journey, we all would like to meet Jesus. We won’t know when and how, simply because our faith doesn’t lie on our hands. Nevertheless, someday we will meet him somewhere. Somewhere that we can feel ...

There is more to being patriotic than meets the eye. In fact, there have been a lot of patriotic songs that have been released, but only a few gave the same power as “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Moreover, ...

“How Great Thou Art” “How Great Thou Art” is one of the popular hymns written in 1885. Carl Boberg, a Swedish man, composed the hymn. There were different versions of how Boberg was inspired to write the song. But the ...

The Statler Brothers | Photo credit: listen.tidal.com A song considered to be a socially-conscious tune was “Bed of Rose’s.” Those who have been around during the early ‘70s are certainly familiar with the song. It was an American vocal group ...

Ford & Cash at their best Cash opened with a brief word of his childhood memories listening to gospel songs. Among his early exposures were the singing done by his mama, his brother, and Tennessee Ernie Ford. Ford stood next ...

The Statler Brothers | photo credit: musixmatch.com As we’ve discussed in a previous article, the place called Mt. Calvary does not only refer to that area where Jesus was crucified. But, it’s more than that. The place is sacred and ...

Photo credits: https://chiarotino.com “Amen”, a budget album by the Statler Brothers collects twelve tracks highlighting their gospel course and smooth harmonies. This was the Statler Brothers’ last studio album recorded in May of 2001. It comprises songs written not only by Harold, ...

If you’ve been a regular viewer of The Johnny Cash Show, you probably had much of the joys offered by its great host and the amazing cast. With every episode filled with high-end entertainment, you’ll never regret tuning in to it.  The “man ...

Aside from remaining tied to their gospel roots, American country music group The Statler Brothers possesses another distinct music style. It’s their incorporation of nostalgia theme into their songs. It can be observed that their recordings included a repertoire of ...

“Bed of Rose’s” is a song that Harold Reid wrote. The first to do a recording of this song was The Statler Brothers, an American country music group. Released in October 1970, it was the first single and title track ...