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The Statler Brothers
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Vocalists
    (1955-2003)
    Born in Staunton, Virginia
    Don Reid (June 5, 1945- ), lead
    Harold Reid (August 21, 1939- ), bass
    Phil Balsley (August 8, 1939- ), baritone
    Lew DeWitt (March 12, 1938-August 15, 1990), tenor
    DeWitt retired (1982), replaced by Jimmy Fortune (March 11, 1955- )
    Recorded the singles 'Flowers on the Wall' (1965), 'You Can't Have Your Kate and Edith, Too' (1967), 'Bed of Rose's' (1970), 'Do You Remember These' (1972), 'The Class of 57' (1972), 'I'll Go To My Grave Loving You' (1975), 'Do You Know You Are My Sunshine' (1978), 'Who Am I To Say' (1978), 'How To Be A Country Star' (1979), 'Charlotte's Web' (1980), 'Don't Wait on Me' (1981), 'You'll Be Back (Every Night In My Dreams)' (1982), 'Oh Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely)' (1983), 'Elizabeth' (1984), 'Atlanta Blue' (1984), 'My Only Love' (1985), 'Too Much On My Heart' (1985), 'Count on Me' (1986), 'Forever' (1987) and 'More Than a Name on a Wall' (1989)
    Inducted into the Gospel (2007) and Country (2008) Halls of Fame
    None of them are named Statler, and only the Reids are brothers.
    They named themselves after a brand of tissue and joked that they could have been the 'Kleenex Brothers.'
    'Flowers on the Wall' was their only pop hit.
    They were discovered by Johnny Cash, who featured them in his live performances and his TV show.
    'Flowers on the Wall' was featured in the film 'Pulp Fiction' and quoted by Bruce Willis in 'Die Hard with a Vengence.'
    For 25 years (1970-95), they held a Fourth of July festival in their hometown that drew up to 100,000 fans.

Credit: C. Fishel


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