Larry Glick dies at the age of 87

March 27th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by GD  

Larry Glick Larry Glick, the legendary talk show host with the Boston radio station, finally decided to call it a day at the age of 87.

Larry Glick, who had recently moved to the Boca Raton, where he worked as a greeter at the Legal Sea Foods, died on the afternoon of Thursday while undergoing an open heart surgery.

For the last 20 years, Glick had been working with the WBZ, through which he was able to build a fan following of his own, who were known as the, “Glicknics”.

Working at the WBZ, the talk show host reached his career high when he was hosting the station’s the early morning shows that ran during the weekdays. During this period when he was hosting the early morning weekday shows his name became a household expression among the midnight and early morning radio fans, that ran close a total of 40 states and as well as the eastern part of Canada. During his stay at the station he used work in 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. shift and also during the mid-afternoon intervals. He left the station in the year 1987.

In 1991 he had told the Globe that he preferred the nighttime airwaves, because the audience that he reached was better listeners.

He said, “I like people better at night.” He added “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.”

After leaving the WBZ station in 1987, Glick worked with the WHDM-AM where he used host shows that ran from 10p.m to 2 a.m. until he left the station in 1992.

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