This page is for pictures of Terry with  Mel & the Statesiders...if you have any photos that you would like to share just email them to Martha at mjr2349@gmail.com
Mel Tillis & The Statesiders
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Terry and Jerry Reid on stage at Hesrt of Illinois State Fair July 18, 1975
Mel & early Statesiders group -L-R Tommy Williams, J.R. Williams, Terry Bethel, Leon Boulanger, Jim Alley, Jim Baker
Terry and Odell Martin on stage in Beaumont, TX in 1978
The Statesiders. backing Ronnie Proffet. in Memphis-1978....  L-R Terry Bethel, Odell Martin, Bob Younts, Paul Justice, Buddy Cannon, Kenny Sears, & Gene Gasaway.(courtesy of Bob Younts)
Mel & the Statesiders in Branson, MO 2005/6 (Photo by Jim Lersch)
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Terry on stage in Steelville, MO  spring 2t014
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End of an ERA not a CAREER....
Photo by Coby Greer..After 45 years in Mel Tillis' band Bethel is hanging it up. This was his last show on the road
Mike Bethel photo...3-14-2015 was Dads last show with Mel Tillis he work with a great bunch of guys called (The Statesiders) I know he will miss them, I was 5 when he first worked for Mel I am 52 now, He has Been on HEE HAW,Johnny Carson,midnight special, Austin city limits,All kinds of award shows, Every which way but loose movie,He had a great run with them!!! First time we drop dad off to leave with them they left in 2 station wagons and a horse trailer to haul everything,
January, 1977 in Plains, Georgia, The Statesiders posed for a photo with Mrs. Billy Carter. From L to R: O'Dell Martin, Gene Gasaway, Bob Younts, Jerry Reid, Sybil Carter, Hoot Hester, Larry McFaden, Jim Belkens, Terry Bethel.....Photo courtesy of Bob Ylounts
All righty you oldsters...for "throw-up-Thursday", here's an early publicity photo of Mel Tillis & The Statesiders...about 1973 or so. — with Hoot Hester, David Reese, Jerry Reid, Mel Tillis, Larry McFaden, Terry Bethel, and Bob Younts......Photo courtesy of Bob Younts
Terry abt 1975