Wesley Smith returns to Palmetto State Quartet

Wesley Smith’s first job with a professional Southern Gospel group was as tenor for Palmetto State Quartet. When the Kerry Beatty-led Palmetto State Quartet disbanded, Wesley landed a job with the Dixie Echoes.

Current Palmetto State Quartet manager/bass singer Larry Strickland just sent out a press release announcing that Smith is returning to Palmetto State. Smith commented, “I love Randy and all The Dixie Echoes. They are a great bunch of guys, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with them, but I’m thrilled to be back with Palmetto State, and look forward to rekindling many friendships I made with their many friends and fans.”


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  1. Yaaa!!

  2. For anyone who is interested in comparing Smith’s previous commute to meet the Dixie Echoes vs. his commute to meet PSQ:

    It’s over 5 hours from Decatur, AL to Pensacola, FL. It’s 2 hours to Nashville where the no-longer-SC-based PSQ parks their bus.

  3. i just want to know who left was it robert fulton or paul lancaster

    • Robert Fulton posted on Facebook about two weeks ago that he was leaving.

  4. I would like to wish Wes all the best in the world. He and I have become great friends over the last several years, and we sang with him on his last weekend with the Dixie Echoes. It was a sad day as I really hated to see him leave Stewart Randy and Scoot, but at the same time I understand the commute and the price of gas these days. We love you Wes. Best of luck and stay in touch.

    Ben