“Flowers on the Wall” is a song written by Lewis DeWitt and originally recorded by The Statler Brothers in 1965. The song became a major hit for the group, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart and crossing over to the pop charts as well. It has since become one of the group’s most enduring hits.
In 2020, Toby Keith paid tribute to Harold Reid, a member of The Statler Brothers who passed away earlier that year, with an acoustic version of “Flowers on the Wall.” Keith’s stripped-down rendition of the song puts the focus squarely on the lyrics and highlights the song’s timeless quality.
Keith’s version of “Flowers on the Wall” serves as a heartfelt tribute to Reid and his contributions to country music. The song is a reminder of the enduring power of classic country music and the impact that groups like The Statler Brothers have had on the genre.
I’m sure he was much Loved & will be missed. That’s a nice Tribute to him, Toby.