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Larry Glick, a legendary talk show host on Boston radio stations who was best known for his late-night programs, is dead at the age of 87. Glick, who had moved to the Boca Raton, Fla. area, died after undergoing open heart surgery Thursday afternoon, according to WBZ-AM news and programming director Peter Casey. Glick had worked for WBZ for 20 years, building up a faithful following of "Glicknics," the radio station said on its website. He most recently worked as a greeter at a Legal Sea Foods in Boca Raton. Glick's career at WBZ reached its zenith when he was host for the station's early morning weekday shows, from midnight on. His name became a household word among night owl radio fans who were reached by the station's powerful signal in close to 40 states and eastern Canada. He also worked in a 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. spot and in the mid-afternoons before leaving the station in 1987. Glick worked at WHDH-AM, hosting a 10 p.m. to 2 a.m, show until 1992. When he retired, he said he might carry on with his act as a stage hypnotist. Glick told the Globe in 1991 that he loved the nighttime airwaves because he preferred the audience. "I like people better at night," he said. "During the day, they're in a more business frame of mind. At night they might be the same callers, but they're more relaxed and less stressed. They might have their feet up, with a drink next to them while they're listening to the radio." He said he liked to keep an upbeat pace and didn't get too many lovesick callers. "I shoot them off the air if they get too draggy," he said.
Published in Boston Globe from Mar. 27 to Apr. 1, 2009.
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September 2, 2020
A lot of contributors mention that he was one of the best ever. They are WRONG! Larry Glick was the best, period, end of story.
DeWitt Shank, Lewisburg, WV
April 17, 2020
As a youngster who wanted to get into broadcasting when I got older, I listened to "the Commander" every night as he followed Jerry Williams (or a Bruins or Celtics game) on "the Spirit of New England, WBZ Boston, a Group W Westinghouse Broadcasting Station." Larry's regular guests and their stories were eagerly anticipated. I eventually entered the world of broadcasting, as everything from disc jockey to news and sports anchor to reporter to talk show host over an almost three decade career in cities throughout the United States and Canada. It was as a talk show host that I would occasionally mention the name of Larry Glick and thank him for the inspiration he gave me as I listened, in bed, dreaming of the day when I would have my own show, putting into practice what I had learned listening to Larry. Rest in peace, Larry. Thanks for the great memories.
Steve Walsh
March 24, 2020
I live north of Toronto, and listened to Larry for years on the late night show on WBZ Boston.
Doug Mahy, Thornhill ON
October 25, 2019
I spent many nights listening to Larry, warm and cozy in my bed in Lansing Michigan. WBZ came in strong and clear almost every night.
He was so much fun to listen to, I enjoyed his calls to random phone booths around the country. Still missed after all these years.
Mike Knowlton
July 4, 2019
I had listened to Larry Glick since he was on WMEX Radio Boston. I called his show on at least 3 occasions. I even got to meet him when he did a late night show from a cemetery in Dedham Ma.
He was the "johnny Carson" of late night radio. He was the best of the best. The AM airways died with Larry Glick.
Pitcaren Rauchorne
June 10, 2019
Tom Osif
April 3, 2019
While I was in school at Marshall University, in WV I ran across this radio station one late night. I was hooked. Larry never met me touched my life. I absolutely loved his show. "WBZ Boston, the spirit of new England, Group W a Westinghouse broadcasting station -- its 11 o'clock!" How I miss those shows.
ted jackson
March 17, 2019
Larry, Thank You so much for MANY Hours of late night entertainment. Missed in Boston Forever. God Bless R.I.P.
February 4, 2019
I met Larry at WMEX in Boston when I was 14 years old. We remained close friends till the day he died. He was a second father to me. Dick Syatt
Dick Syatt
September 15, 2018
Dottie Hutton
August 13, 2018
Although it has been a number of years since Commander Glick's passing. I still find myself remembering some of Larry's moments. When I meet someone from Boston down here and they mention what part of the city they came from, my answer is "Stick em up". When Lorenzo Glick had his name engraved on a certain portion of the monument near the Aquarium honoring Italian ancestors, he was disappointed to learn it was placed near the bottom corner of the monument. The reason? Dogs could relieve themselves there. I checked, it's there. He was one of a kind.
Norman Reid
August 13, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Norman Reid
July 24, 2018
Still not forgotten. Me listened in my younger years and my kids listen now. Thanks for the greatness
Scott
October 13, 2017
and goodnight mrs. calabash wherever you are. . . loved listening to larry glick !!!
October 8, 2017
The One and Only COMMANDER

I was so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. My condolences to Larry's family. My husband and I were huge fans of Larry's show! My husband and I were newly married and he was working late in the evenings. We both were avid listeners. Yup! Lorenzo Glickiano! Had the opportunity to call in once and had a lovely conversation with Larry. The one thing I always, always wanted was a Glick University t-shirt and without a doubt I would have kept it clean! A very proud Glick Nick here to say...You were the best of the best! There will never be another Larry Glick! Glick University 100...Anybody else...1...

Rest well!
Lisa Coto
April 26, 2017
Stumbling upon this page, I felt I had to add my two-bits worth. Larry was a friend of mine. A friend I never met and to whom I never spoke. The reason I never spoke to him was because I never felt I had anything worthy to share on his show. Also, I didn't want to get shot off the air! But I loved the man. A person couldn't help but to feel good listening to his antics and witty repartee.

I "discovered" Larry while having a camp out in a tent with a few friends. We were "channel surfing" on a transistor radio and heard this guy mooing like a cow and cracking jokes. We instantly liked him and the radio dial was permanently fixed on 1030am.

In central Michigan, the signal waxed and waned and we'd get so annoyed when trying to listen and we "lost our connection" with "the man."

I spent many hours listening to his show in high school and college when I should have been sleeping...but it was like an addiction, so, thank you Larry for keeping me off drugs!

I never ordered the Larry Glick lemonade and never won the coveted Glick University T-shirt, but I did get an autographed publicity photo that I still have today.

I was sorry to have lost track of Larry when I started working jobs that really required I sleep at night, so, what a joy to stumble upon the show archives online now, through which I am reliving those happy moments and keeping Larry very much alive.

Thanks for everything Larry,

Dave from Michigan
April 17, 2017
I grew up listening to Larry on my mom's AM radio beside her bed. It was always on WBZ and I always heard larry come on late at night when I was supposed to be sleeping.

With the Glick Knick song still fresh in my head, I went out and got my own radio and started to listen! Such great and interesting people called in and Larry "shot" some of them off the air for getting too draggy, lol!

RIP Mr. Glick thanks for the wonderful late night memories...

I never did get my Glick University T-Shirt:(
william ventura
March 22, 2017
I knew Larry when he moved to Westwood- late 70's/early 80's I have a small Insurance Agency,right around the corner from his house. He became one our customers after he moved there, and quickly became one of our favorite people.He used to come in the office every now and then to just chat with me and my father, hardly ever about business , mostly about whatever was going on in the world. My dad was his age and they had a lot in common. It became more like a friend just stopping by to talk than a customer coming in. I loved his visits. Such an easy going , pleasant personality - very down to earth- and obviously a GREAT sense of humor. You would not know that he was a big time radio personality. I lost touch with him when he moved to Boca Raton - and I can honestly say that I missed his visits. I was very sad to hear of his passing. RIP commander ! Thank you for the Glick Univ T shirt and YES , I kept it clean.
Dee Larkin
February 26, 2017
Was a tower officer on the 11-7 shift at Walpole State Prison in the early 70's. Looked forward to hearing Larry, funny, funny man. Saw his show in Taunton Ma, hilarious!. He was a gift......thanks Larry.
February 4, 2017
I listened to Larry faithfully during my years as a college kid in Detroit. Loved his show and his humor. Very sorry to hear of his passing.

Doug Elkins, Albany
November 17, 2016
Larry kept me up for so many months and years while I lived in Boston and later on after moving to Vermont. My fondest memory was the time I won his Glick University tee shirt for arranging a call between him and Janice Brown, a NASA test pilot, who made aviation history by flying the first solar powered airplane at Edwards AFB in California. I got the tee shirt and as promised, I have kept it clean all these years. It is still in the middle drawer of my dresser. RIP Larry. You were the best in talk show radio.
ROBERT VERGAS
July 31, 2016
Gone but not forgotten. What great memories of listening to you on the radio every night. I still listen to talk radio, but it's not the same...not nearly as great as yours was.
Gayle Rasar
May 9, 2016
I was a Glick Nick in the early 70's. My Mom often had to tell me to turn the radio off (at 3 in the morning). Thanks Larry for your humor, your laugh, and the fun you brought into my life.
Paul Strope
April 7, 2016
I WAS A LONG DISTANCE TRUCK DRIVER FOR 19 YEARS.

I WILL NEVER FORGET THE MORNING IN ROANOKE VIRGINIA WHEN AN OLD BLACK MAN OPENED THE GATES FOR ME AT A PLANT THAT MADE BRICKS. HE READ LEXINGTON MASS ON THE DOOR OF MY TRUCK AND HE SAID ' YOU MUST KNOW LARRY GLICK!'

I ADMIT I KNEW IMMEDIATELY WHAT HE MEANT.

THANKS LARRY FOR KEEPING ME AWAKE MANY, MANY NIGHTS.
April 19, 2015
Luckily WBZ's signal comes booming into northeast Ohio at night and I spent many evenings listening to Larry on 1030 AM in the early 1980s when I was a teenager growing up in Akron. I miss hearing him and his unique brand of humor. The best talk show on radio. Rest In Peace Larry.
Don Narris
April 16, 2015
So sad to learn of Larry's passing. Many wonderful memories sitting around at night listening to a truly funny man. RIP Mr. Glick.
April 8, 2015
Lost touch with Larry when I moved to Florida. My mother was up a lot listening to him on WBZ, and I was a guest a number of times on his show. He was one of a kind and had quite a following. We would get calls from Canada, the Midwest, the South, and it was never boring! I've thought about him often over the years, and am sorry he has passed away.
Dr. Stephen Rudin, Fort Lauderdale, FL
January 23, 2015
my mother listened to him all the time. he was my favorite! Ed Paquette, Haverhill MA
October 21, 2014
Thank you for my best childhood memories with my father.
Scott Tobin
January 29, 2014
First heard Larry while driving home from a college night class in 1976. Man was I hooked. Won three Glick U. tshirts over the years. Two for providing guests for him to call and one for answering a question when he had Mel Simon on. I loved it when Larry and Mel would get to laughing so hard they'd snort! Hilarious. Remember Kenny "Muck" Meyer, too. Also Darius the producer. I was going through the beginning stages of some mental issues at the time and Larry's show provided a nightly escape from those problems. Precious memories.
Scott Allen
August 11, 2013
You were funny at the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame Induction. Glad you made it before we lost you. Still miss those all nighters with you and Muck.
Champagne Lady
April 25, 2013
I just found out about Larry's passing. I was entertained many nights.My 9 yr old daughter talked with him on the show. The best !
Ron Berry
June 24, 2010
"Quit your smoking, quit your drinking, but stay up late at night". Yeah, that's really it isn't it--he'd glue you to the radio and wouldn't let go. And he knew famous and infamous characters all over the world he'd call up just to rattle their cage (did he ever finally interview Frank Sinatra?). He was unbearably funny, every sentence was precious. He helped me quit smoking without withdrawls, but when I moved to California and couldn't hear him anymore, I went through 'radio withdrawls'. God bless ya Larry! I miss you alot.
Tracy Sands
June 7, 2010
I worked the overnight shift at an oil processing facility up in NH in the late 1970's/early 80's. Larry would make the night go by where you wished it wouldn't end. I left NH in 1981 and always missed not being able to hear Larry. I never forgot about him though. Rest in peace Larry.
Jerry
May 25, 2010
2545678 hello you're on WBZ words I still hear every day.The Commander the COUNTLESS hours I listened over the years 1962-1976 when I left Swampscott,Ma and went in the Air Force never to hear Larry Glick's wonderful voice again!1 SAD
George Mason
May 12, 2010
I listened to Larry Many a night and called many a night back in the 80's when I was 16-17 and 18 years old. I grew up in Ottawa Ontario and Larry Glick was a true motivator for me to pursue a career in Radio. My radio career didn't last but my memories of Larry Glick and being a Glicknick did. Rest in Peace Larry. Thank you for giving me a chance to escape to the wonderful world of the theatre of the mind.
Ken
April 18, 2010
i was sorry to learn of Larry's death..i listened to him many nights. i also was lucky enough to see him at the Bull Run.. in Shirley twice.. his ability to hypnotize was incredible ..any night time listener may have heard this ability in his calming voice... great guy!!!
Larry Tirronen
March 16, 2010
bob
February 13, 2010
I just learned of Larry's death...so sorry to hear that. I worked nights
in the 70's and early 80's and was kept awake by Larry and all the
glick nicks...loved the hypnotist stories.....rest in peace!
Cathy McLeod
January 17, 2010
January 17, 2010

For my dear friend, Larry and all the Glick-nicks.
I was a Glicknick and I had a Glick University Tee-shirt to prove it by suggesting a resident of Hampton, NH, to talk about the Ghosts in Hampton, possibly Eunice "Goody" Cole.

I have an audio tape of Tracey Reeves singing the Glick-nick song, "Hey all you Glick-nicks............."
{Whatever happened to Tracey Reeves? Does any one know. Contact me if you have the knowledge. Thanks.}

Those were the days. There never will be another Larry Glick to shoot you off the air. "Wait, le-me check.....[a whistle}, fine thank you."
God bless, you Larry!
John M. Holman
November 12, 2009
For my dear friend...Larry

WEEP NOT FOR ME


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell among the wonders of the earth; for my larger self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine that touches your skin, a tropical breeze upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.

I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your hour of need, I will be there to comfort you. I will share your tears, your joys, your fears, your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels, and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses the flowers. I am the calm that follows a raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats among the garden of God, and I am pure white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die, as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.


© Joe Fazio
jfazio@gmail.com /Joe Fazio
September 29, 2009
I had a special bond with Larry because my name is David Glicklich(not Glicknick). So many times people would ask me if I was related to Larry and in the end it was much more fun saying yes and I would make up some ridiculous story that I knew Larry would be proud of. Several years ago on my birthday my staff got me a hat that says "COMMANDER GLICK" . I will cherish that hat the rest of my life. God bless you Larry you brought so so much joy to so many people. You were truly one of a kind.
David Glicklich
September 28, 2009
Does anybody remember the "Gunga Din" bit Larry played all the time. Larry was one of a kind. Noone will ever come close to him. What a guy....le'me check!!
June 5, 2009
Never has , never will be another like you!!! I still have my GLICKNICK sweat shirt!!!
kathy fallon
May 25, 2009
TO LARRY GLICK'S FAMILY
OUR FAMILY LOVED LISTENING TO LARRY ON WBZ.WE GOT TO KNOW HIM PERSONALLY WHEN WE WENT TO THE LEGAL SEA FOOD IN BOCA.HE WAS SPECIAL
TIM &PAT
CAMBRIDGE,MA.
TIM&PAT HICKEY
May 25, 2009
Sorry to hear of the passing of Larry Glick,a great man who will be missed by all that listened to him over the years. M.L.W. La Lima,Cortes Honduras Central America
Michael L. Wilson
May 19, 2009
Larry,
Loved listening to you my friend.You will be missed...
Kathy
May 17, 2009
Thanks for the memories.
Sharon Boyd
May 15, 2009
Larry, thank you for your positive outlook, I remember the show from the 60's and 70's, lost some sleep but gained some insight, RIP John
john Asp
May 14, 2009
thanks Commander !
Great memories of growing up listening to you. My mother used to wake us up with her laughing so hard at your show when we were too little to stay up.
clare
May 11, 2009
To Larry's Family,

Being a bit "old school," I sent a sympathy card to your Boca PO Box but it came back. So, I will express my sentiments here. Larry was truly a Boston - and a radio - icon. When he retired, I felt a sense of loss, as I do now.

I listened to Larry every night through a pillow speaker, so I would not disturb my wife's sleep. Of course, she was often awakened anyway by my laughter when, despite having heard it hundreds of times, I would laugh out loud when Larry would ask, "Can you see your radio?" We all knew what was coming - someone was about to get shot off the air - but it still made us laugh.

I'll always remember Larry's unique ability to entertain and to give us all that break we needed at the end of a busy and often stressful day. Man, we sure could use him now with what's going on in our crazy world! We'd be able to say, "Zoloft and $150 an hour shrinks be damned. We don't need you. We have Larry Glick!"

There was only one and may he rest in peace.

Respectfully,

Steve Marx
Steve Marx
May 8, 2009
I found your notice by accident, but it was meant to be. I have missed you since
you left Boston, Larry. I remember when
you moved to Boca. I noticed someone said they remember listening to you late at night with the transistor radio
under their pillow. I too will always remember those times. Because of you I will always remain a "Glick-nick". Rest in Peace, Larry, and please say hello to my mom!
Pat
April 27, 2009
I would like to express my condolences in the passing of your dear loved one… In the bible, death is referred to as our enemy. And that has proved true for all of mankind. But we have a hope from our Heavenly Father that he will do away with death for an eternity and we will see our dear loved ones again on earth in paradise conditions. His son Jesus Christ said: “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” (John 11:25) Under the rule of his Kingdom, the heavenly King Jesus Christ will resurrect untold numbers of people to life here on earth—but under peaceful and righteous conditions. (Acts 24:15; 2 Peter 3:13)
May the scriptures bring you hope and comfort during this time of sorrow.
Tammy
April 27, 2009
I lived in London Ontario as a teenager and spent many a night with Larry. The memories stay to this day. The greatest of all radio talk shows. Thanks Larry RIP
Tom Yates
April 24, 2009
As a long time listener, I'm quite saddened to hear of Larry's passing. I went to Batista's Hole in the Wall because of Larry. I remember Streeter Glick "with-a-the-news". I still refer to the temperature as so many "wicked mint awesome degrees", still can sing "a-254-5678", and still check when asked how I am. A good time was had by us all. Thanks, Larry.
Ken Silva
April 22, 2009
Larry You Were The Tops In Your Game I always Called You With A Special Repert From WMEX Days To 2000 On The New WMEX Till Me Me In The Big Radio Land In The Sky GOD Bless You And Nanette & Wife & Extented Family Your Friend Seymour
Jim Callahan
April 17, 2009
We'll have another glass of wine at Batista's in Vegas Larry.
Judi and Ron
April 16, 2009
Larry made me laugh and kept mw from falling asleep at my overnight job in the post office. Now i wish I still had my maroon Glick University T shirt! Thanks for the memories Larry, every time I give the "Larry Glick salute" I shall think of you. Rest in peace sir!
Andrea Jordan
April 15, 2009
The fact that there are over 100 enteries is a testament to Larry. listened to you in high school, college and until you left Boston for Boca. Larry you were the best, an icon, NO ONE can ever fill your shoes. You made everyone happy, even if they called in mad. May you rest in peace, remember....254-5678. I hope someone publishes a book about all of your callers over the years.
Harvey Sklar
April 14, 2009
I was so saddened to hear of Larry's death and extend my sympathy to you, his family. I, too, listened to his late night radio show and loved his stories, his guests (both planned and spontaneous), and his gift. I kept the volume low so my husband wouldn't hear it, but the night he told the story of the orangutan had me laughing sooo hard, the bed was shaking and my husband woke up and asked what the heck was happening!
I have missed his presence on late night talk radio as have many others.
Thank you so much for the memories.
Anne H
April 13, 2009
Larry, you will never be forgotten, I remember when you were the Judge of a Baby Beauty Contest at Family Lincoln Mercury in Wakefield Ma. where I was a salesman in 1982. Over 5 thousand people showed up with there babies for this contest and just because you were the Judge. Nobody could ever take your place, God Bless You.
Bill Kelley
April 11, 2009
Larry Glick's keen sense of humor and class will be missed,as well as 254-5678...!
BILL MARIANO
April 11, 2009
When I was in high school I used to listen to Larry at night with my transistor radio under my pillow. Larry's show kept me up much too late, but it was always worth it. I still miss Gunga Din, Muck, The Baloney Song, etc., but most of all I miss Larry. He made me laugh out loud.

Goodbye, Larry. Rest in Peace.
Stephanie Lewis
April 11, 2009
I was truly saddened to learn of Larry's passing. He was a wonderful talk show host, and his shows were always interesting and light-hearted. He was really missed when he went to Florida, but I will always remember two of the legends in talk radio, and they were Larry Glick and Jerry Williams. They will always be in the hearts of many. In radio, it's all about timing, and I truly believe that Larry and Jerry were at the right time. Radio was and is my love, and you could tell that these two artists loved what they did, and that was to entertain and inform. Larry, now that you've been called home, heaven is indeed an even happier place. My heartfelt condolences to your family and close friends.
Bob Dixon
April 10, 2009
Everyone loved you Larry. My husband and I listened to your show in the eighties when we were in our twenties (working second shift). My mother was listening every night too (in her fifties). Where did the time go?

Hope you are entertaining in heaven too!! Hope we get to listen in again.

You made us all feel special and you made sure to remind us not to take ourselves too seriously. You had a gift and you shared with so many.

Our prayers and sympathy go to your family.
Marie
April 10, 2009
For Larry

WEEP NOT FOR ME


Do not weep for me when I no longer dwell
among the wonders of the earth; for my larger
self is free, and my soul rejoices on the other
side of pain...on the other side of darkness.

Do not weep for me, for I am a ray of sunshine
that touches your skin, a tropical breeze
upon your face, the hush of joy within your heart
and the innocence of babes in mothers arms.
I am the hope in a darkened night. And, in your
hour of need, I will be there to comfort you.
I will share your tears, your joys, your fears,
your disappointments and your triumphs.

Do not weep for me, for I am cradled
in the arms of God. I walk with the angels,
and hear the music beyond the stars.

Do not weep for me, for I am within you;
I am peace, love, I am a soft wind that caresses
the flowers. I am the calm that follows a
raging storm. I am an autumns leaf that floats
among the garden of God, and I am pure
white snow that softly falls upon your hand.

Do not weep for me, for I shall never die,
as long as you remember me...
with a smile and a sigh.


© Joe Fazio
Joe Fazio
April 10, 2009
The only radio talk show I ever listened too. Larry will be missed.
Bernard Price
April 10, 2009
Larry, you were the greatest. You always made me and my brothers laugh on those late night shows. In fact we still recall and resite your craziest episodes. You were the master Larry, we will miss you.
Ralph Areps
April 8, 2009
LARRY GLICK helped me through my mother's last illness and then through the next nineteen years. To me Larry was a friend. It was wonderful to meet him personally in Boca Raton last March. I came away with a smile ans a $1million dollar bill with Larry' portrait.One grieving Glicknick
Kurt Cylke
April 8, 2009
R.I.P. I fondly remember my parents listening to Larry every night. He was a household name. Mom kept the radio on every night and found Larry insightful and easy to listen to.

I too listened to him, when I could not sleep.

His legacy is huge.

May his family find comfort in the many happy memories.
Virginia Melanson Mansfield
April 8, 2009
Larry always had a smile. He was a great entertainer. Mrs Kalabash would be proud of him
Richie Vraux
April 8, 2009
Such wonderful memories of Larry's nightly show. I especially remember how gracious he was to my quartet, The Traditions, the night we became Sweet Adelines regional quartet champions in 1972 in Massachusetts. We sung on his show that night, and it added to the thrill we four felt that night. Thanks for all the memories and Happy Trails to you always..
reta eriesian
April 7, 2009
Radio talk show at it's best!

We will all miss the Commander, I am just sorry that younger listeners will never know. I too was privileged to be hypnosised by Larry at the Bull Run many years ago, when living in Westford Ma. I just loved hearing the stories about "Old Skully Square" and of course the graveyard!
My sympthy to all his dear friends and family
Emily Door
April 6, 2009
larry, rest in peace. Good night, Sleep tight. A Glicknic
Paul Hurlebaus
April 3, 2009
edward der kazarian
April 2, 2009
Larry was wonderful with his younger listeners; he had a special way of connecting to teenagers. One night as I was listening I realized that he was speaking with my younger brother, and as usual Larry teased him asking if his parents knew that he was still up. I picked up an extension and we had a great conversation that was fun and memorable.
Larry had a gift that allowed him to connect and establish a level of intimacy with his listeners which is sadly missing today.
I will miss him and remember fondly listening and laughing in the wee small hours of the morning.
Ellen Mahan
April 1, 2009
I was around 17 when I discovered Larry on WBZ. He kept me company many a night during my college years. He was just such a joy.
Rest In Peace, Larry
Lawrence Pinsky
March 31, 2009
To Nannette, Larry's daughter and Eddie, his brother, my deep condolences for your loss. I knew Larry all my life and talked to him throughout the years, the last time being about a year ago. I listened to every broadcast he did and loved the cemetery visits. Thanks for being my friend Larry.
Marilyn Simon Morris
March 31, 2009
Larry Glick on WBZ in Boston got us through may a midnight shift with the Yellow Springs Police Dept., OH. Many a funny story, or playing a Hudson & Landry recording. Rest in peace, Larry and Thanks.
Pete Banner
March 31, 2009
So very sorry to hear the news of Larrys death, he was very upbeat with all his listeners and kept all of us always in a laughing mood. We will always remember Larry & all his wonderful stories........A Wonderful WBZ talk show host who could never be replaced. God Bless Larry & his family.
Mary D.
Somerville, Mass.
March 31, 2009
Larry Glick Just took his show on the road. I bet he saved a lot of lives. while he was here
Thank you.
F Reynolds
March 31, 2009
WE USED TO SEE LARRY AT LEGAL SEA FOODS IN BOCA AND WHEN WE TOLD HIM WE LISTENED TO HIM ON THE RADIO FROM MASSACHUSETTS HE WOULD SIT WITH US AND WE WOULD SHARE SOME STORIES. HE WILL BE MISSED. HIS PERSONALITY WAS SECOND TO NONE. MAY GOD BLESS HIM
DAVID RAVANESI
March 30, 2009
Larry Glick was a pioneer in talk radio. A remarkable broadcaster and entertainer. I was lucky to have the opportunity to listen to him when I lived in Boston. God bless him.
Andrew Rancer
March 30, 2009
I'll miss you forever!
Margaret Wilson
March 30, 2009
Long time listener. Larry brought brought me to tears laughing so hard on many ocassions.
When people ask me today how I am I always whistle and say "let me check".
I only wish there were tapes of his shows available to listen to.
I will never forget him.
kevin barry
March 30, 2009
My husband and I enjoyed Larry for many years. He was the best talk show host that there ever was. No one can top him. His sense of humor was phenominal. We love you Larry. Keep em laughting up there in heaven. Dee and Jim O'Brien-Fremont, Michigan formerly of Mass
March 30, 2009
WHO WAS THE 'BEST RADIO ENTERTAINER' OF HIS DAY?...'LET ME CHECK'.
R.I.P. LARRY AND THANKS FOR THE SMILES AND LAUGHTER YOU BROUGHT TO SO MANY RADIO LISTENERS!
L. Griffin
March 29, 2009
Longtime listener to Larry
Glick. Enjoyed his humor and his many callers. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will be remembered fondly by so many of us.
May you rest in peace, Commander.
Donna Fanelle
March 29, 2009
Listenening to Larry Glick was a family tradition for our household. Back in early '82' I had put my 10 month old son to bed. After a few moments he put up a fuss to which I responded. When I arrived at his cribside he pulled the pacifier out of his mouth and said "Laaary Gleek". I put the radio on, he smiled and off to sleep he went.
r kestell
March 29, 2009
Thank you, Larry, for the laughs, and for a comforting voice during long, cold and lonely Boston nights. The angels are now undoubtedly enjoying new shows and their Glick University T Shirts - which they will keep clean!
Jacquie Calnan
March 29, 2009
I'm a musician and I spent many late night drives listening to Larry ... it's never been the same since.
I also had the pleasure of playing piano for his hypnosis show at the Bull Run in Shirley MA many times.
A truly fun and funny man !!
Donn Hill
March 29, 2009
Many many nights my wife and me would spend
listening to Larry when we lived in the Boston area.He was a great showman and a
real gentleman.May his sole rest in peace.
marvin harris
March 29, 2009
Rest in peace Commander. You were an inspiration to all of us aspiring broadcasters. It was a priviledge to have been in your presence.
Lew Shuman
March 29, 2009
Mondays it was WEEI down at 530a.m.?, Jack Buck and Hank Stramm on MNF or off-season E.G. Marshall Mystery Theatre. The rest of the week it was all Glick all the time. Now wonder I didn't do well in school. I was so tired from forcing myself to stay awake nights having Larry and his callers keep me company! Thanks, Larry. Keep whistlin'!!
Michael Eliopoulos
March 28, 2009
Boy is God in for a treat, to be in the presence of the one and only Commander Glick. I thought about you a lot and just how nighttime radio has suffered since you left.
John Mahon
March 28, 2009
God to Larry" Are you here to stay Larry?"

Larry to God "Let me check"

God bless you Larry. We salute you--thanks for all the laughs.

My sympathy to his family.
Norma Allen
March 28, 2009
"Larry Glick and lemonade!"
March 28, 2009
Larry coud never be duplicated--what a talent--he made everyone happy for so many years.
So Godfather do me a favor---Yes I know "What is your favor, a favor is a favor"
Give St Peter a Glick University T-shirt--but make sure he keeps it "clean"
Arrevideci Lorenzo Glickiano!!!!
Richard Sinopoli
March 28, 2009
I met Larry in person when I was PR person for the Mass. Federation of Nursing homes decades ago and he agreed to come to a facility in Medfield owned by a retired dentist. He spent the better part of that day with the patients, helping them to participate in a number of specially designed games including one that used a laundry basket for them to toss something into, though I cannot today recall just what -- clothing or toys of some sort, likely. My own broadcast career was nowhere near as obvious to the public as was his. But -- I helped found The Media Gang and chaired 15 nostalgia lunches for what has grown to a roster of mostly-still-alive veterans of the Boston broadcast market. My last one will occur this cming May after which I will retire -- far too many diseases overtaking my aging body these days. He was a quick wit, a warm human being, and a true mench! Halech B'sholom!

Leonard Zola, Framingham
March 28, 2009
Goodbye Commander Glick and thank you.
D. Kabatchnick
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