Harold Reid (Dead) Biography, Age, Wife, The Statler Brothers, Net Worth

Harold Reid Biography

Harold Reid was an American singer who used to sing bass in the country quartet, The Statler Brothers. He was also the key songwriter of the group best known for the song, Bed of Roses.

He started his career with the Statler Brothers back in 1955 in Staunton, Virginia. The Statler Brothers had their fair well tour in 2002. His younger brother, Don, was the group leader in the band. Together with the band, they served as the backing band for Johnny Cash.

Harold Reid Statler Brothers

In all respects from the get-go in the gathering’s history, before the gathering named themselves “The Statler Brothers”, Joe McDorman was their unique lead artist.

The Statler Brothers began their vocation at a presentation at Lyndhurst Methodist Church close to the place where they grew up of Staunton, Virginia.

Harold Reid
Harold Reid

In 1964, they began to progress toward becoming Johnny Cash’s supporting vocal for an ​8 1⁄2-year keep running as his opening demonstration. This time of their profession was memorialized in their tune “We Got Paid with Cash”.

They were highlighted normally on Cash’s hit demonstrate The Johnny Cash Show on ABC. The show kept running from 1969–1971. Because of their growing vocation, the Statlers left Cash’s escort around the mid-1970s to seek after their own professions. They left Cash on great terms.

Two of their best-realized melodies are “Blossoms on the Wall”, their first significant hit that was formed and composed by Lew DeWitt, and the socially cognizant “Bed of Rose’s”. During the 1980s, the Statlers were a backbone on The Nashville Network (TNN), where their recordings were demonstrated consistently.

Additionally on TNN, somewhere in the range of 1991 and 1998, they facilitated their own show, The Statler Brothers Show, a week by week theatrical presentation which was the channel’s top of the line program for its whole run. Their melodies have been included on a few film soundtracks and furthermore in the celebrated computer game, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

These range from “Charlotte’s Web” in Smokey and the Bandit II, to “Blooms on the Wall” in the wrongdoing dramedy Pulp Fiction. In the computer game of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, their melodies “Bed of Rose’s” and “New York City” is heard and played in a bluegrass music radio station in the game called “K-Rose”.

All through their profession, quite a bit of their intrigue was identified with their consolidation of satire and spoof into their melodic demonstration, thanks in enormous part to the comical ability to gather part Harold Reid; they were oftentimes assigned for honors for their parody just as their singing.

They recorded two parody collections as Lester “Roadhog” Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys, and one-portion of one side of the collection Country Music Then and Now was given to ridiculing community radio stations’ Saturday morning appears.

They earned the main spot on the Billboard diagram multiple times: for “Do You Know You Are My Sunshine?” in 1978; “Elizabeth” in 1984; and in 1985, “My Only Love” and “A lot on My Heart”. Since framing, the Statler Brothers have discharged more than 40 collections.

The Statler Brothers bought and revamped their previous grade school in Staunton, and involved the complex for quite a while. The complex comprised of workplaces for the gathering, a little historical center, and hall, just as an adjoining building which filled in as office space for irrelevant organizations.

A carport was worked to store the two visit means of transport that the gathering had utilized for a long time. The gathering has since sold the structure, which has been changed over once again into a school.

In 1970, the gathering started performing at a yearly Independence Day celebration in Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton. The occasion, known as “Upbeat Birthday USA”, went on for a long time and included numerous down-home music figures, including Mel Tillis, Charley Pride, and numerous others.

The occasion drew upwards of 100,000 fans every year. The gathering additionally respected the place where they grew up with the tune “Staunton, Virginia” on their 1973 collection Do You Love Me Tonight.

Harold Reid Death

Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning nation bunch the Statler Brothers, has kicked the bucket after a long fight with kidney disappointment. He was 80. Reid kicked the bucket Friday in his old neighborhood of Staunton, Virginia, his nephew Debo Reid said.

The Statler Brothers habitually sang reinforcement for nation symbol Johnny Cash. A portion of their greatest hits incorporated 1965’s “Blossoms on the Wall” and 1970′s “Bed of Rose’s.”

Harold Reid was an individual from the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He was additionally a comedian.walton

“He is and will consistently be cherished by his family, companions and a huge number of fans,” an announcement on the band’s site said. “His singing, his songwriting and his satire satisfied ages. He has taken a bit of our souls with him.”

Reid and three childhood companions – Lew DeWitt, Phil Balsley and Joe McDorman – framed the Four-Star Quartet in 1948. The gathering, later known as the Kingsmen, sang for the most part gospel music. McDorman quit and was supplanted by Don Reid, Harold’s more youthful sibling.

DeWitt once said the gathering changed its name again in light of the fact that few different acts – altogether improved referred to – were charged as the Kingsmen. The new name originated from a container of Statler tissue, he said.

The group of four changed to down home music in 1964, in the wake of meeting Cash and joining his street appear.

Throughout the following two decades, the Statlers won three Grammy Awards and were named top vocal gatherings multiple times by the Country Music Association.

“He leaves a huge and adoring family and a great many fans who recall his stage and TV shenanigans with grins and value his music that will live with the ages,” Debo Reid said in an announcement.

Harold Reid Songs

Studio albums

The 1960s

  • Flowers on the Wall
  • Sing the Big Hits
  • How Great Thou Art

The 1970s

  • Bed of Rose’s
  • Pictures of Moments to Remember
  • Innerview
  • Country Music Then and Now
  • Country Symphonies in E Major
  • Carry Me Back
  • Thank You World
  • Alive at the Johnny Mack Brown High School
    (as Lester “Roadhog” Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys)
  • Sons of the Motherland
  • Holy Bible Old Testament
  • Holy Bible New Testament
  • Harold, Lew, Phil, and Don
  • Country America Loves
  • Short Stories
  • Entertainers…On and Off the Record
  • The Originals

The 1990s

  • Music, Memories, and You
  • All American Country
  • Words and Music
  • Gospel Favorites
  • Home
  • Sing the Classics

The 2000s

  • Showtime
  • Amen

Christmas Albums

  • Christmas Card
  • Christmas Present

Live Albums

  • Live and Sold Out
  • Farewell Concert
  • Best from the Farewell Concert

Compilation Albums

  • The World of the Statler Brothers
  • The Best of the Statler Brothers
  • Holy Bible: The Old and New Testaments
  • The Best of the Statler Bros.
  • Rides Again, Volume II
  • Greatest Hits
  • 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • The Complete Lester “Roadhog” Moran & The Cadillac Cowboys
  • Legendary Country Singers
  • The Gospel Spirit
  • 20th Century Masters – The Christmas Collection: The Best of the Statler Brothers
  • The Definitive Collection
  • Gold
  • The Gospel Music of
    the Statler Brothers: Volume 1
  • The Gospel Music of
    the Statler Brothers: Volume 2
  • Icon
  • The Complete Original Albums Collection
  • The Complete Mercury Christmas Recordings

Singles

The 1960s

  • “The Wreck of the Old 97”
  • “I Still Miss Someone”
  • “Flowers on the Wall”
  • “My Darling Hildegard”
  • “Green Grass”
  • “The Right One”
  • “That’ll Be the Day”
  • “Ruthless”
  • “You Can’t Have Your Kate and Edith, Too”
  • “Jump for Joy”
  • “Sissy”
  • “I’m the Boy”
  • “Oh Happy Day”

The 1970s

  • “Bed of Rose’s”
  • “New York City”
  • “Pictures”
  • “You Can’t Go Home”
  • “Do You Remember These”
  • “The Class of ’57”
  • “Monday Morning Secretary”
  • “Woman Without a Home”
  • “Carry Me Back”
  • “Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott”
  • “Thank You World”
  • “Susan When She Tried”
  • “All American Girl”
  • “I’ll Go to My Grave Loving You”
  • “How Great Thou Art”
  • “Your Picture in the Paper”
  • “Thank God I’ve Got You”
  • “The Movies”
  • “I Was There”
  • “Silver Medals And Sweet Memories”
  • “Some I Wrote”
  • “Do You Know You Are My Sunshine”
  • “Who Am I to Say”
  • “The Official Historian On Shirley Jean Berrell”
  • “How to Be a Country Star”
  • “Here We Are Again”
  • “Nothing as Original as You”

The 1980s

  • “(I’ll Even Love You) Better Than I Did Then”
  • “Charlotte’s Web”
  • “Don’t Forget Yourself”
  • “In the Garden”
  • “Don’t Wait on Me”
  • “Years Ago”
  • “You’ll Be Back (Every Night in My Dreams)”
  • “Whatever”
  • “A Child of the Fifties”
  • “Oh Baby Mine (I Get So Lonely)”
  • “Guilty”
  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Atlanta Blue”
  • “One Takes the Blame”
  • “My Only Love”
  • “Hello Mary Lou”
  • “Too Much on My Heart”
  • “Sweeter and Sweeter”
  • “Count On Me”
  • “Only You”
  • “Forever”
  • “I’ll Be the One”
  • “Maple Street Memories”
  • “The Best I Know How”
  • “Am I Crazy?”
  • “Let’s Get Started If We’re Gonna Break My Heart”
  • “Moon Pretty Moon”
  • “More Than a Name on a Wall”
  • “Don’t Wait on Me” (live)
  • “A Hurt I Can’t Handle”

The 1990s and 2000s

  • “Walking Heartache in Disguise”
  • “Small Small World”
  • “Nobody Else”
  • “Remember Me”
  • “You’ve Been Like a Mother to Me”
  • “There’s Still Times”
  • “Put It on the Card”
  • “Nobody Loves Here Anymore”
  • “Same Way every time”
  • “What We Love to Do”
  • “It Should Have Been Me”

Other singles

Christmas singles

  • “I Believe in Santa’s Cause”
  • “I Never Spend a Christmas That I Don’t Think of You”
  • “Christmas Eve (Kodia’s Theme)”

Music videos

  • “Whatever”
  • “Guilty”
  • “Elizabeth”
  • “Atlanta Blue”
  • “My Only Love”
  • “Sweeter and Sweeter”
  • “Christmas Eve”
  • “Only You”
  • “Maple Street Memories”
  • “Let’s Get Started If We’re Gonna Break My Heart”
  • “Small, Small World”
  • “Nobody Else”
  • “You’ve Been Like a Mother to Me”
  • “What We Love to Do”

Harold Reid Age

He was born on August 21st, 1939 in Staunton, Virginia, USA. He died at the age of 80 years old.

Harold Reid Wife

He was married to Brenda Reid.

Harold Reid Height

He is 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Harold Reid Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $ 1.6 million.