Very - erm - festive...
Oh okay, a bit of googling and all becomes clear. The Louvin brothers were really brothers, real surname Loudermilk (!). Ira Louvin, the older one, was noted for his bad temper and his third wife shot him four times in the back after he tried to strangle her. He must have survived this experience as he married a fourth time.
There are places not to come out - and on a naff album cover is definitely one of them. Fact.
Words fail me.The manic leer. The woman inexplicably in some state of ecstasy as regards what our man is doing with his xylophone. Bidding on a copy of this has just ended on e-bay, Mr Google tells me. Someone is a lucky punter.