Lord, Bobby

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Country performer. Born January 6, 1934. Full name: Robert Lester Lord. Career most active 1950s-1960s. Best known as a television performer. Started his career at WSUN, Tampa, Florida with a local program, The Bobby Lord Homefolks Show. Regular cast member of the Ozark Jubilee, 1955-1960. Worked on the Grand Ole Opry, 1960-1969. Hosted his own syndicated country music television show during the mid-1960s, The Bobby Lord Show. Author, Hit the Glory Road (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1969).

From the description of Oral history interview with Bobby Lord; 1969 October 1; interview conducted by Cecil H. Whaley. 1969 Oct. 1. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841251

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referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
creatorOf Lord, Bobby;. Oral history interview with Bobby Lord; 1969 October 1; interview conducted by Cecil H. Whaley. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Lord, Bobby;. Oral history interview with Bobby Lord; 1969 October 1; interview conducted by Cecil H. Whaley. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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Birth 1934-01-06

Death 2008-02-16

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