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Welcome to RandomMemories.TV, the home of the wonderful new book, The Statler Bros. Random Memories by brothers and founding members of the Statler Brothers Harold and Don Reid. Random Memories is what the title says it israndom memories of Harold and Donof the things they did, the places they went, and the people they met along the way. Harold and Don tell how the group was formed when they were just teenagers and how going on the road with Johnny Cash changed their lives. They tell the stories behind the songs that made them famous. Don once said the best part of their success was getting to meet all of their heroes and they dedicate a chapter to the time they spent with presidents, world leaders, movie stars and many others.

The Statler Brothers have won more awards than any artist in history and they were recently inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. The Statlers have stacks of gold and platinum albums, decades of standing-room-only concerts, a number one television series that ran for seven seasons, and a staggering list of hit records. The lives they have touched are in the millions and those who have touched theirs are inside the cover of Random Memories.

The Statler Bros. Random Memories is over three hundred pages of wonderful, heartfelt stories including seventy-nine pictures, many of them from Harold and Don's private collection never released to the public until now. Seventeen of the eighteen chapters begin with a few lines from a Statler Brothers song that sets the tone for the chapter and an entire chapter, Chapter Fifteen to be exact, is devoted to telling the stories behind many of the Statlers' biggest hits. Chapter Sixteen is the opportunity for Harold and Don to tell us about meeting their heroes. They tell us about Presidents Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush (41). They tell us about Nancy Reagan, Colin Powell, and Anwar Sadat. We learn about their experiences with Dean Martin, Elizabeth Taylor, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne, Joan Crawford, Mae West, Jerry Lewis, John Ritter, Frank Sinatra, Oprah Winfrey, Marty Robbins, Roy Acuff, Minnie Pearl, and many others. And of course, they tell us a few Johnny Cash stories. Harold starts off Chapter Five by writing, "I know you're wondering along about here, 'is this book gonna tell us some Johnny Cash stories?' The answer is yes. We have about ten thousand."

Harold and Don tell about their television work, beginning as a regular cast member on The Johnny Cash Show and ending with their seven year run as the #1 show on TNN with The Statler Bros. Show. In between we learn about their appearances on Dean Martin's Christmas specials, their own holiday specials, and many others. You'll also hear stories you've never heard before�like which one of the Statler Brothers spent the night in jail while on the road, or what Hollywood legend called the Statler office to sing an audition for a Statler TV special. You'll also read about the time Harold and Don dressed up as women.

Random Memories gives us an insight into the values that the Statlers held, and how those values shaped their hall of fame career. You will enjoy this book even if you aren't a Statler Brothers fan or even a country music fan.

To share in all these wonderful memories that are beautifully printed, you may click the Store link above or here to go to our online store. The price of the book is $29.98 plus $5.95 shipping and handling. Save $5 on additional copies with no additional shipping and handling charges.