Harold Reid, Statler Brothers Bass Singer, Dies at 80

STAUNTON, VA (AP) — Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, has died after a long battle with kidney failure. He was 80. Debo Reid says his uncle died Friday in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia. Harold Reid was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was also a comedian. The Statler Brothers frequently sang backup for country icon Johnny Cash. Some of their biggest hits included 1965’s “Flowers on the Wall” and 1970’s “Bed of Rose’s.”

1 Comment on "Harold Reid, Statler Brothers Bass Singer, Dies at 80"

  1. Colleen Munz | April 25, 2020 at 3:23 pm | Reply

    He was a great singer i never missed seeing them on TV i still play there songs it is so sad RIP Harold

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