“Flowers on the Wall” is a song made famous by the country music group The Statler Brothers. Written and composed by the group’s original tenor, Lew DeWitt, the song peaked in popularity in January 1966, spending four weeks at No. 2 on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Singles chart, and reaching No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The song was used in the soundtrack to the 1994 film Pulp Fiction and as the title theme of the 2001-2002 BBC Radio 4 sitcom Linda Smith’s A Brief History of Timewasting.
The song won the 1966 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary (R&R) Performance – Group (Vocal or Instrumental).
The Statler Brothers re-recorded the song in 1975 for their first greatest hits album for Mercury Records, The Best of The Statler Brothers. The song is also featured on Nancy Sinatra’s album Boots (1967).
From the album Flowers on the Wall
B-side “Billy Christian”
Released June 14, 1965
Recorded March 13, 1965
Label Columbia 43315
Songwriter(s) Lew DeWitt
Producer(s) Don Law and Frank Jones