Statler Brothers bass singer Harold Reid dies at 80


Harold Reid, who sang bass for the statmy-award-winning country band, died after a long battle with kidney disease. He was 80 years old. Reid died on Friday in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia, said his nephew Debo Reid.

The Statler Brothers often sang the backup of country icon Johnny Cash. Some of their biggest hits included “Flowers on the Wall” from 1965 and “Bed of Rose’s” from the 1970s.

Harold Reid was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was also an actor.


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