He was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist and television star. He had his own long-running syndicated television show in the 1960s, produced by WSM in Nashville.
In the early 1950s, he won a talent show which led to an appearance on Paul Whiteman's television show in New York. Soon after, in 1953, Boudleaux Bryant heard one of Lord's demo tapes and passed it on to Columbia Records, who signed him.
This image is a faithful digitisation of a unique historic image, and the copyright for it is most likely held by the person who created the image or the agency employing the person.