repertoire of the Statler Brothers was always as uniquely American as Babe
Ruth, John Wayne, and the Statue of Liberty.
Don and Harold Reid’s account of the Statlers’ four decades in
show business repeats that authentic approach to storytelling in Random
From starting as a backup group for
Johnny Cash, the quartet rose to become country music’s most
shoulders with nearly all of the legendary entertainers
of their time. Random
Memories captures many of those moments, as
well as the stories behind the writing of the group’s biggest hits and
most loved songs.
and Don Reid are brothers by birth and founding members of the Statler
Brothers. They are award-winning songwriters, having penned countless hit
songs including “Class of ’57” (Don and Harold), “Bed of
(Harold), and “I’ll Go To My Grave Loving You” (Don). Together they
co-wrote the #1 television series The Statler Brothers Show, and
Yesteryear. Harold is the father of five and lives with his wife, Brenda,
in Staunton, Virginia. Don, the author of three previously published books
and the father of two, lives in Staunton, Virginia with his wife Deborah.
288 pages, including nearly 80 memorable
photos of the Statlers' career.