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Larry Glick WBZ March 11, 1978 (Pt1)
March 02, 2015 10:52 PM PST

Ending of news at 12:05AM

Larry Glick theme and show open with Larry's welcoming monologue. Larry tells of his interview at 12:30 with Hank and Bunny Searls who wrote the book “Overboard”, which tells of their experiences while traveling the South Pacific. Larry tells of an upcoming interview next week. Also, he tells of a religious book he just received and Larry will have the author as a guest in the future.

Tape is edited to a time later in the same show.

First caller is Gary a first time caller from Fitchburg (round of applause). Gary mentions Larry's hypnosis which was immediately bleeped out. Larry mentions that he can's talk about a word that starts with “H” and ends with “S”. After a brief lighthearted conversation Larry says he has to move on.

Cut to an unknown comedy routine by a lady.
Commercial for CVS.

“It's 16 minutes after 2 WBZ time”. Teamster’s Union commercial.

Next caller speaks about the ancestors of Larry's wife and their origins. The conversation switches quickly to the radio station and some personalities at WBZ.

Next caller is Bill from Framingham. Bill is a security guard in a hospital. Bill tells about some of his responsibilities in his occupation. After some lighthearted talk about Muck and his eating habits, Bill asks to be shot off the air. Larry obliges.


Larry Glick WBZ March 7, 1978 (Pt4)
February 01, 2015 02:05 PM PST

We begin the segment as Larry honors a request to play The Graveyard Marauder.

Paul Benzaquin Promo. Commercials.

Mike calls from Boston. He is a child care worker. Mike speaks about Sun Myung Moon and his Unification Church, of which Mike was a member at on time. After some interesting information on Mike's experiences, Larry has to interrupt Mike for the News at the top of the hour.

Network news, including the shooting of Larry Flynt earlier that day.

Larry reads the weather an dates the program Today, Tuesday March 7th, 1978. Ace Glick reads the sports scores.

Larry returns to Mike and his experiences with Sun Myung Moon and his Unification Church.

The tape ends abruptly in the middle of this interesting interview.

Larry Glick WBZ March 7, 1978 (Pt3)
January 03, 2015 05:30 PM PST

Larry speaks with Elizabeth Brenner a reporter For The Chicago Tribune. Larry interviews Elizabeth about an article called The Voice From The Dead.

WBZ Lucky Limerick Contest Promo.

Larry returns to the Lady who asked the word question from the previous segment. She requests that Larry play The Graveyard Marauder clip. He says okay after he takes another call.

Next caller is Jack from Palm Springs, California. Larry reminds Jack that he can't pick-up WBZ in Palm Springs. Jack responds that's correct.

They have some show from Florida (this is presumably was the new Larry King network talk show. Jack adds that he doesn't have the class that Larry does!) Today is Jack's birthday, so Larry sings happy birthday to him.


Larry Glick WBZ March 7, 1978 (Pt2)
December 01, 2014 03:24 PM PST

Let's take another call. Irene calls. She tried to reach Larry the other morning. She was listening to Larry talking to “Fitzy”. Irene's poodle is going to get a haircut.

They talk about Skokie Day on April 20th (Irene thought it was April 15th). Irene lives in a housing project and she had to warn other residents “no pot smoking” in the hallway.

Larry has to go to a break before news, so he cuts it short with Irene and plays a short comedy bit. Network news at the top of the hour. Larry reads the weather and dates the program Tuesday March 7th. 1978. Ace Glick reads the sports scores.

Larry speaks on the phone with Pam Volkler (sp?) who was trying to interview with Larry Flynt, who was shot and paralyzed earlier that day. Pam gives many details of the attempted assassination.

Commercial for Perdue Chicken.

Next caller has a question regarding a word question. Larry cannot answer it, but the next caller has the answer.

Larry Glick WBZ March 7, 1978 (Pt1)
November 02, 2014 07:53 AM PST

Bob from Portland, Maine calls Larry. Bob is originally from Louisiana and works for G.E. Bob suggests a call for Larry; “A voice from the dead”. Larry and Bob discuss the particulars of the incident. Larry breaks for some commercials. Larry continues the discussion with Bob. The discussion turns to flying as it does many times on Larry’s show.


The next caller, Paul quizzes Larry as to where he’s calling from. Larry guesses it correctly. Larry quizzes Paul on a question. The discussion turns to Paul’s military career. Paul is retired. Larry gives Paul a round of applause.

Next caller, George, from Belleville, Ontario Canada plays a selection from his musicbox. George talks about the wooden (Spruce) goose, perhaps the airplane built by Howard Hughes.

Larry plays a comedy cut from Jackie Mason.

Larry Glick WBZ March 3, 1978 (Pt4)
October 01, 2014 09:03 PM PDT

Hello? Come in if you can hear me. Mac from Newton calls and asks Larry about the interview he did earlier with Dr. Carlton Fredericks.

Mac works at carnival shows and discusses his career as a carnie and his personal relationships.

Commercials. News at 4a.m.which includes the robbery of Charlie Chaplin’s grave. A missed cue during the network causes the announcer to announce that we’ll have to bring you that story at another time.

Next a lady caller comments on Larry’s interview with Carlton Fredericks earlier in the program. The tape ends as Larry and the caller discuss nutrition.

Larry Glick WBZ March 3, 1978 (Pt3)
September 01, 2014 09:23 PM PDT

Time: Check 17 after 3. Richey calls. He is 14 years old and tells Larry his schedule of how he balances going to school and listening to Larry Glick. Ritchey and Larry have an interesting conversation on various subjects revolving around Ritchie’s future. Ritchie reminds Larry that he shot him off the air the last time he called because Larry didn’t know a trivia answer. Setting himself up, he reminds Larry of the question and after a reminder, Larry again shoots Ritchey off the air.

Next caller, Evah is 23. She was intrigued by a guest that Larry had on earlier in the broadcast. They speak at length about diet and nutrition (Some station fading during the conversation). As the conversation turns to Evah’s personal relationship with her husband, Larry gets serious for a moment or two, and then he lightens it up slightly.

Next caller, Paulo has a problem. But first he states his opinion on people giving their personal problems on the air. Paulo then speaks about the great Baseball Player Ted Williams. After speaking of some mutual acquaintances, Larry reads a letter from a listener complaining on the early morning market report and how he hates when Larry adds music to the report. Paulo says goodbye with a joke that gets a chuckle from Larry.

Larry Glick WBZ March 3, 1978 (Pt2)
August 03, 2014 10:39 AM PDT

We begin by a Reveille bugle call. Larry talks to a lady caller who has no lack for words, to say the least. She is a Registered Nurse at The New England Memorial Hospital in Stoneham, Ma.

Next caller, Paul from Belmont asks about Larry’s repeat taping during the union break. Paul is a nurse at a psychiatric hospital.

A Public Service Announcement, station ID, then news at the top of the hour at 3 AM. Some very interesting news is next regarding The Panama Canal.

Steve from Biddeford, Me. Calls with a suggestion for Larry to call a woman who lives in a Teepee.

Steve talks about Barry Burbank, a Meteorologist who is leaving Maine and going to WBZ. Larry is not aware of it.
Below is a recent 2014 link on Barry Burbank. The first paragraph says he “launched his career with WBZ-TV on March 3, 1978” the same date that this tape was recorded! If you know Barry, let him know that this audio segment exists. I’m sure he will get a kick out of it!


Larry Glick WBZ March 3, 1978 (Pt1)
July 02, 2014 09:30 PM PDT

We join Larry as he is speaking with Celeste, a listener about a connection of The Loch Ness Monster and Sasquatch. Larry decides to have fun with some sound effects.


Next caller is Jodie from Wakefield, Ma. She mentions an interview that Larry did earlier. She speaks about having operations to have a cyst removed from her breast.

Time Check: It’s 22 and a half minutes after two. A commercial for Larry Glick’s stage hypnosis show.

Next caller wants to speak with Larry. Larry has some fun with her. She is a friend of Congressman Joe Moakley. She identifies herself as Barbara from Southie. They talk a bit about Sasquatch.

Public Service announcements.

Next caller speaks about mental depression. Her son was suffering depression after being in the service. They discuss drug interaction and suicide. Larry hesitates answering any questions directly because he is not a Doctor.

Next caller Herb talks about the lacking of southern hospitality. Herb is from New England and his trip down south was not enjoyable. Larry gets another New Englander, “Colonel Picket” on the phone that had many positive experiences in the south. Larry agrees with Colonel Picket as he too has had many good experiences from his southern travels. Herb asks Larry to shoot him off the air. Larry asks if he is sure. Herb says yes so Larry shoots him off the air.

Larry Glick WBZ February 14, 1978 (Pt4)
June 03, 2014 11:01 PM PDT

Let’s take another call: Hello?…Hello? Big John from Lowell. Big john refreshes Larry’s memory about the health of someone Larry knew. Big John is retired from the railroad industry. They talk about Paddy Whiskey as we experience some signal fading from WBZ. Larry plays some train sound effects for John.

Next caller Jack wants to speak with Detective Glick. They speak about a kidnapping case that Larry must have talked about on the air. Jack is a police officer but declines to say where. Larry says he has to go for news at the top of the hour.

As WBZ fades, we hear a station ID from a station out West, “WHO Des Moines” (Iowa). The WBZ network news fades back in.

Larry dates the program Today, Valentines Day February 14th Tuesday (1978) and reads the weather. Ace Glick reads the sports scores. Time check: It’s 6 minutes after 5.

Jean calls, A GlickNick from the Monticello days. They have a short discussion about a few mutual acquaintances. Larry says goodbye as the tape end for this segment.

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