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Glenn Ordway's final Whiner Line and Last Call

Feb 15, 2013|

For the final time at WEEI, the Whiner Line band gets back together to give Big O a proper send-off. Following the Whiner Line, the entire Big Show staff says goodbye during Last Call as Glenn signs off.

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Avid -- -- on this program around for a long time I was that you went to fiftieth birthday party to read your report -- -- Note tonight can tell -- that winning. Dick and I were drinking before winning it rather loaded with Tommy Hanson. Your wife's bridesmaids in my speech that one that was properly. An hour and a half stick was loaded and looked to me. Just -- cut there are saying we don't give access that turns to me at the top -- -- Saturday. Reported Q so where terrorists. And heard that -- inherited the this was trying to put up one of bridesmaids and it got ugly if it's nice tree to. Get out unbelievable -- the next thing you know -- taking pictures and whatever. I took back in and Mikey is up on the stage is lead singer should take note. Sick you're sick with a belt get built me up water I would gladly let it. It was -- based on this one that's right -- I was cock it was kind of an -- great events you know eighteen years I've known a long time that you Steve Steve and Michael show went nuts and letting you guys you sent over to -- that I was I. I was scared of my for my -- safety -- he said that he could use at work which Steven Michael was here at least. An -- that -- I don't know off. It's classic moment it was it was as a friend noise when a stadium you know won't be different as a professional you the best government that which you do. That's really reeling especially coming. From somebody it's the worst at Adidas -- -- You -- and a -- And you came whatever I smoke a -- thank you. Every it's. So a lot of it's actually right. I'm Eric goes -- as -- -- last one -- it's brought to you by AT&T WEE I live it's available on your iPhone your android device. Brought you by AT&T they've been wonderful loyal sponsors over the years and I thank them ten times faster that's right AT&T the official wireless provider the Boston Bruins would -- almost four G coverage. In all of. Knowing preface this by saying I've ever seen more material 1112. Hours early 02 hours of -- that I was not able -- -- -- oh. Try to do it online efforts what what what did make here it was just too. That's great way to -- -- -- -- -- -- Or -- it just goes on and on -- -- -- yeah -- It's ultimately it's great. I think oh yeah. Hey you. And I was acting. I don't know I -- yeah yeah. Next I don't did wrong and show up -- a focus group and -- the crap out of it. I'm glad that. I don't think off the -- So much. Because that -- but not quite as you know but -- I. Ended message. -- go and but people don't know about -- Special occasion. Thought brought someone in the UK and educate people have been upended. Go ahead and those people were apparent view ways. 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He's helped out for somebody times -- just wondering when the -- when guys have been on vacation whatever he's the one that slips in and outside Russia so his mother. -- -- -- a full text today thanking me. For taking care or for some likened some guardian something you know three and I'm going to carry his son if you watch it. What have -- to stay on top. Of its. Out of control pitch you're out yeah. Take -- meeting I can I don't know what she but now would love. Yes quite secure world -- -- displayed it is 3 o'clock in dollars in -- daddy you know to become the my play and it. Ordinarily I would that we might hit it crazy the last page. -- -- And so you know expect to hear about whatever you say that he wishes I would go I would like I mean you know they -- -- walk into that the war. You know and not walk into that door and negativity in this room and -- a common man happened you know get that play. Reminds me of people who would call line over the years after -- crying. It was wonder of the squeegee kids so -- I know I always we we always said you know we deal with like you know some Chinese factory or something but these kids how to get the kids across I don't know. The only thing on -- quality of mud off my goodness. Probably -- -- already knew about it. Of course online at W. That now. Don't putt bad a lot of attack at long last time ago and they -- a lot about -- normally -- -- first -- That would suggest for the better but it other should be a factor of little ways -- that. Went back for the Boston Garden probably bet that the that -- and they don't Bob Bob Bennett if you aren't quite Biden probably a lot of it was but it but it side. Our public. Like the -- or so ago but that is going to be had finally. You know my quality bravado they -- bought bad -- it probably a big blow. But it sort of bigger got right now want alone what does this particular job of that terrible. That what you are breaking all of those football but did you ideas work. Probably the -- -- -- that would support -- at W yeah I have not stopped. -- It takes a while to get out you know that is always -- Well I think you were for a lot we will be my last and final song. Thoughtful. They lesbian friend. Come on -- and things go wrong. -- You're. He showed a lot of long. And he never did you know what Mandy recently and he really offered me a job. Alfred BE offered the job don't want -- pass for professional pain in the ass that's it's. Hey as a big show why not. Wanna take up to walk back -- -- revenues and. Want to know why I have my life. I'd -- a lot. And that -- to ride. Did that last timeout was called the white lies of course was violent base but. He did this is -- It's out of called up because it's the last days as a president says the goal. And what we're going to you'll maybe do. Maybe no matter what lies ahead right side vocal problem but it's sort of a bad thing. What they don't want me it would not quite exactly -- -- that I did everything we hope we -- -- -- every week. I was kind of feeling good about this celebration. Coronation deaf or whatever it is over the three days until I actually heard what aegis. I apologize to all present -- Clinton -- all of knowing that. Sorry -- Thousands died to make the most of it -- all of the day we don't see -- pop company Suffolk downs commercial jets themselves. And we -- we're -- and it was on what channel 2.5 newsroom when I talk about the mafia -- right and Providence or something so -- the mayor -- -- ya Buddy Cianci credible Buddy Cianci. I got -- Bono says he's of former bookkeeper Providence who did time in federal prison for it. He campaigned for -- on federal hill. And it must -- again he'll win again. And I -- a character I play him again. Focused Russia and research at 32%. Of our listeners spent time in federal prison 32%. Can't believe Cadillac that got. And then or wait that's a lot. And message. Larry Bird. But he made some money itself. And that meant that lethal for awhile but it was via this article dropped to return to its very. -- With not this week Larry 7 o'clock well its -- Freeman went to talk to chop up. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Now I've got. Had been pretty. I'd like we do not think that the debt. And that again now that didn't rebel web -- pretty good drop. And this -- and I you. Thank you senator. So long -- product. They will be the holidays when they get a full time job you know what -- -- believe this kind of country that. And -- message. Among them. And Bigelow. We're gonna miss hit here an electric here. Not much in the market economics to work that way but. But -- America abroad and -- -- area around somewhere. -- -- -- my body. And it meant wow a whole lot. That's a lot it's unbelievable. The number. It's nice -- on she's cute and just all candidates you just. Playing cricket -- they're -- -- real. I would put myself in your client let's get off. -- and I signed a bit ago elimination. And this go around this banks have bow out now. And this message it. Also one of our regional wireline calls when it was completely -- Why can't I get the ball these football game. Months WE. -- -- around with a pair. Another misnomer that's industry that we stole it from -- cars -- and we did not always cars -- import was much different. Then start one line. I became program director I was walking out one night receptionists and you can do about to complete. Its -- and people really -- we have switched over. At the time from the sports format to this new format with multiple Holston. A younger sound a lot more production to it and people were -- as always change. So I said we talk and so she's the number and -- you get into the thing. And you know you got to clear him off because people calling me now -- the entry forms one raft of people just like so. I'm going home and got myself unless this thing. And I'm listening and all she read it to you. -- you assault is killing a cat and a but they were funny. They were so they were funny and -- Steve Nelson is. It exactly so should. You know we can do something we gotta get this on the year we find a way of putting -- -- -- -- to chop block and I think that. You know again whoever wrote that to quote the great Steve yeah see that's line which is its paints an ever reached the heights of the one just. Here's -- thing at 101000 people filled the garden to watch a stupid message machine. Missed that you don't like it's repeated over and over and over again why. Nobody ever asked -- -- to -- to his credit John Tomas is the one guy in this town innocent people and not crazy bottom of the tape he's the one guy and in that. Actually asked. A lot of excellent specific questions years ago -- he did about what we were doing and radio and it wasn't all positive his patience and negative stuff and and get the right obviously he has his opinions to. But at least he asked questions and at least she knew where -- what -- the the Genesis right exactly. Actually spent I think three days on the station he Bashir for moving three days of research. He was here while we put this stuff together -- -- -- -- got stuff like that nobody else has ever done nobody else has ever done to pick up the phone maybe ask a couple of questions but even that now. They don't even do that anymore. So for those people that are making mistakes continuously. And talking about us. What you had to do was picked up the phone. Years ago and asked the question as opposed to standing from afar a thousand yards away. And sit there and just looking at us and coming to your own conclusions. So it started as a complaint line we started putting it on the air and as time went on. People said this is a great vehicle for me is people are are are that run. That's what people started to become very creative and in the comedians and everybody else and now. Music involved -- -- -- that are. I'm not bitter and you know I'm not. Bitter and I just. It's honestly it kinda current directory and try to correct the record -- Well that it -- -- in a yeah I have -- move on -- other content editor of the immediate credibility. I thought at all. And the message. The -- -- is that have a bet you'll let the big show Peter part says there. And the next I don't like to take that -- -- council. Hey glad musical Marc departed with the best of luck in the future. If we could get started and before you know it. Where you have Infiniti. So ago. -- -- -- And that's -- it was great but he almost lost that this is like for the when he awards for -- -- to come out chokes him right try to most of I swear to god I thought. My career was over I thought we had a major lawsuit and hands that you were great musical marked a widget that you were great and then he crashed his motorcycle to -- -- -- that's true. Under water about what they go we've -- does that mean. Michael did this -- electric at this table at Dhabi I was. I've got a shot -- -- -- very but Bob but -- required. But. Greg finalized. Our table -- but are now sadly played -- the -- Diana talk about the job but I have come out. -- -- -- -- Maybe Gordon the other -- -- I didn't want to build value in the devastation. The live entertainment and it didn't go for a good bit. Haven't had to. Benefit people tend and it -- him. And I'll tell you see this text is awesome which. Text bodily I did not say Clinton took care -- -- effect enforce it by six uttered to him. Dollars and like helicopter mom when I was just saying thanks for years of the big show and for being recognized got a Patrick. It's just to be now. -- Oh -- well it takes a low. It's all about it. Are you I. -- -- depends obviously COLT won one and all the -- dynamics is always -- ten minutes -- stopped all. -- just really valuation to call you just joking at that time its rights just wanted to thank me for all. I -- not what advice that I -- you. -- All of them and I crawled. On the clock but there. Wanted to say good -- and they expect you. One. -- This case as a bat up I know on credit all of them. Remember and I live to the talk about a bit of the truth. And -- on. -- -- Client's account where it broke off it's pretty chaotic. 200 port and a scholarship. Please that such an -- Telecom and it helps happy. It will help. Hey. -- It's. -- why don't whine about it. -- -- -- -- -- And they don't. Your final whiner line powered by AT&T and we will have all of the stumble on line the entire showed today plus all the plastic it's WTI. Dot com slash classics and of course this one line as well. All presented by AT&T AT&T the official wireless provider of the Boston Bruins Whitney votes four G coverage -- all knowing. And now. It's time for last call. -- last call. Fast car. -- -- Offers got to buy another one of our great sponsors who we want to thank them for their loyalty over the years. Our -- restoration specialists if your property if you're facilities manager about it insurance -- Not a bad job property manager so we manager insurance broke. It's your property manager tool belt on -- -- check -- them myself call -- to ensure that you have a disaster. Restoration game plan in place call 877. 4611111. Or the terrorists serve dot com -- just say this Michael while on when this. Old big show trio was broken off I was not the obvious person in the world and -- canister a couple names at the end when you work -- this guy that guy and they were OK but I was really thrilled when they threw your name that me it was somebody that. I -- well. I trusted as a friend. And somebody that I had worked with before -- show. And I certainly was excited to do it and for the last two years I've had a blast doing the show with you and as I said to you on Wednesday. We've created a bond a relationship that will last the forever I wish you the best of Malacca are going forward. And you've been a joy to work with every single thoroughly enjoyed -- Really there are really appreciate you -- immigrants are sort of say that. Like a lot of people here in New England like a lot of fans in New England. Who have been in enjoyed. Some of the media personalities in this town. I'm the same way I mean. I've had opportunity to work -- at the globe with Bob -- first Christmas on a lot since the global Bob Bryan Jack in the moment and -- will McDonough. And I got here working with dale true professional classy. Smoot. And the opportunity to to work with you was amazing I really found myself as a fan of every situation because. You you wanna sit back him if you're working with about right. They tell you what you have a deadline -- not think about that you think about publicly Barbara I hope to listen that they don't wanna listen to. To grant award way and so is truly been an honor and a blessing. Not to work with you have learned a lot from New York watched you -- what you would you didn't even know I was -- paying attention taught me a lot. And even even away from the -- that's great conversation -- -- -- -- -- we we can talk about anything we can now what was it about it that's your late nights together early on you know the great thing about you on the year everybody's that it is true. You're the ultimate point guard the ultimate quarterback you know what everybody's strengths is. And you can bring the best out everybody and no matter what the converse it's -- matter how serious topic is. With the wider line at the end of the day you always knew you gonna have a laugh even some things that people were afraid to laugh about. It is made the conversation more accessible. And it really brought in the conversation. Because it brought a lot of perspectives into it but this is one thing -- I have no idea. What does -- with this new show was gonna become in what is gonna evolve into I can promise you. Can promise you that. I will. Protect. In advance. Your legacy your legacy is not only that slot. Your legacy is this station. And we do the best they can keep going and let him. -- -- It's -- he's your friend. America to break character but you brought me up from a young up and all the BS that you coming in late you're the most prepared most ever been around. Hard worker and he went on your feet and I wish you well and a seed them one. Now we'll say this the success of the one -- line is due mainly to an emotional -- he is a master. That not only being able to take in all of those are calls but to be able to. Actually edit them and make them make sense. In a little ten or fifteen minute segment and and -- I will always cherish what you've done. For what has become kind of a benchmark. For me in my program. They go I've known you for one year two months intend is not an account and or anything like prisons that is illegal and warned me about it. By the way you put orbits -- legacy -- -- this Madison don't hire now Matty it is way. But you're the reason I got into radio I used to go home after class play man. When my buddies and listen to the big show and that's when I got the idea that I wanted to do radio and it was all for you it was a dream come true. To come in and producers show and I'm eternally thankful for everything you've done for me and astute and so. You receive some of them artists are going to be Alaska to talk a lot of record never be broken -- or something that you never you've always been a a wonderful friend and I want to set the record straight. There was a time when used to this all of a soft as you were late on a regular basis and you tell the truth and over the last eight years with the exception of one. -- -- -- I don't know whether you're visiting your car wash your car filthy at the time traffic view -- straighten out -- -- and I'm really proud and really dominant view and a wonderful spring talent there's nobody that is way. -- like yeah it's not via my Tanzania. Divide everybody in and I say the same team bugle that I said do you the other day last year. Which have been able to do to help Michael -- I'll never forget. It's been an unbelievable -- from now on the occupier Sean -- to write a nice the script for me here but we'd be here to globally fifty. I could hire Jack Edwards put it probably would be really mean. I went -- one out so I figured I would just -- to higher Shaughnessy in the because they've -- has there ever. -- were completely. Out. Just off the cuff because that's how I always. It's been an unbelievable ride I've been here since 1986. For the Boston Celtics I'd love doing that job was as much fun as I think anybody. Who grew up in this town was abroad wanted to be a broadcaster. You couldn't ask for more I got the opportunity to work with the was two years. And work around Red Sox broadcast as well but the last eighteen years. And being able to put together not only the shell. But the part of the start of something very very significant in this market across the country. I spoke with our joint itself for me there was no heavy lifting it was a blast akin to work everyday and I absolutely loved what I was doing. I wish I could have done it for more hours and I do apologize for those vacations I took it. Did wanna spend some time with my family. I'll say this that I have the utmost respect for a lot of people of this radio station I -- many of them now we're taking a beating out there. Everybody's time comes and goes and there -- a period in which you can excel at something. And it doesn't mean that you're done you're washed up where you were over means that the marketplace. Is changing so you have to change the marketplace. And that's exactly what's going on here to John Jerry. That show was. Short radio goal for the longest period of time and hopefully we'll continue to -- of ultimate respectable to those guys. A wonderful broadcaster. I think Gail for everything he did as I said the other day from day -- the day one. Without -- I'm not sure we could have done a lot of the stuff. And -- Have been guys that we've got to work with more recently and we can see what great guys in and -- great talent -- Also want to thank him completely. Always been a guy that. I tell you -- Well he's the type again I want to give you one quick funny story to kind of break it up we -- a dinner with that Terry Francona one night. Michael my animals -- role. We have the food out and we have the wind going and Tito was only role and Tito was telling a stuffed and I just. We -- written it was -- prologue to what we could've wrestled seriously it was a problem of us have to stuff are written a book on that night we could have Britain's ebooks with Terry Francona got to put Francona and told the most off color jokes at the time that was only are unbelievable. And players were calling him at the time that night while we were there but the best was when we asked I forget who asked a question about. Managing Michael Jordan he starts telling his George's stories in the Jordan stories Phnom. And won't -- -- who we love you because there's nobody better in the business and getting us on the air and getting a softy here. Decided he was gonna interrupt -- went to was -- Michael Jordan story. Because Jordan at one time. Jumped over his equipment and almost killed himself. At the old Chicago stadium trying to save a ball from going. And we wanted to and not doctor -- wanted to corner and bunkers and the Michael Jordan -- -- stopped but I love them dearly and I love these guys the producers. The engineer and crew I want to thank all of them as well. And of course every single one of the co -- many of you and you heard here today. Are you guys made the show I could not have done it by myself I keep reading that if it were just me. Index showed trust me you wouldn't sit decent here today seeing all these nice things you're saying about. Wouldn't how. I want -- much Jason wolf I want to thank -- it's taken a beating out there. I do not believe that this is Jason wolf's decision. But Jason wolf. Was the one who came and told me the other night on Tuesday night that they will move on and I was done and Jason -- did that. Because he got. Yeah understood me. He knew how I would react and he knew everything was going to be okay. I've not heard from a lot of other management people and to me that's extremely disappointed. A lot of -- awards have been -- at this place. Lot of money has been made for a lot of people. We have had an unbelievable ride with great success. For that I am slightly disappointed but once again I understand. It is a business and we're all going to move more. The other thing I wanna say as -- thank all of the people out there who have a call and text. You would not believe you heard one of the owners here today one of the coaches. I've heard from a lot of coaches how to manages a lot of owners in this town. This is what makes Boston so great. These guys yet again. These are guys that probably would never want me to tell you what they said to be on the phone because I beat the crap out of them at times over the last eighteen years together. They understand the emotional attachment to his sports fans out. -- our Boston sports teams and I'm telling you. Guys out here that's what makes this the greatest sports on an America I had an opportunity before us and this latest contract to -- -- national -- I turned it down. Because I love this -- and I probably will end up staying in the stone because. I needed it's that juice that you get every day with the emotional attachment to these teams it's been one of the great strides. -- Boston sports history would've all been part of and finally to you out there I think every one of you I hope you understood. In the last few days I think many of you did some of you obviously thought it was crude rude. Arrogant. Now maybe I watch what it was part of what we were doing here as a shell I didn't mean to hurt anybody out there. And the one thing I will never forget was when my family was in trouble you were old they're from. And for that I would never ever forget. So thanks everybody Michael good luck to you know move it forward. You got all catch me around the corner someplace so what did the Dutch thanks to burger I do have my Twitter account available at some free time they've been bitching about the now for the last year about how I can't wait. But just what I got free time. I'm gonna beat my ass off -- Glenn. Thanks for the right everybody. An unbelievable. -- around the block. Around here and. Then maybe -- sort of -- personal slight left. -- better served me well us. -- -- Without it they go pretty. The big ones because the atoms -- that I tell you about. Talking more RED Hugh. Ford was bigger than it's because you. The last five years. Nobody asked any questions about the Celtics put forward certain. Don't question I have to it is if you haven't went with regard it's very glad it looked like the man on the -- -- -- finally ripe old -- every. We can usually very glad billboard here. We're glad that wanted to publicly thank you what you did and my career and -- Part of something very special here -- portrait of physical talent here. -- -- I wanted to work. 1012 feet. Rated most successful -- in Sports Radio history yet you. But at the front page Credo being -- create barriers formalized discuss the wars that -- is the quality. It might come off bagels. -- while -- final farewell my friends by illegal about 2003 it's definitely just hurtful but I want to bring it blends. Go to public established. Around yeah. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Listening to one -- grew up slipping into the big show I was over the moon first time you have. A couple of important. -- radio. -- -- I've not heard it was a hard to get the opportunity but I don't think it's good man. -- we -- around when the the -- opened the door. Couldn't be better for. Very -- pure love. From that day and hoping that. There's -- reason why you left the waters because there there's a reason why the radio station and think well there's good all those. Could -- would but whatever mistake landed poet Paul -- what did you think you get a -- but it won't be faithful confident we. -- in my career as the first one I was young guys covered high school board to -- -- you -- look at the guilt trip I was so excited I hung up because my father. But that's going number -- when a list the first. But when you're gonna have to give everything should join the big show that you collected -- -- But you know the job but hey you know what's been provided more than eight. Got a bit more failed pilots and Iraqis have four. But I -- forward you know a lot of people because you exemplify you look at themselves. You have. -- Stop talking about cholesterol yeah. The problem I would -- -- and stop smoking grabbed it grabbed the magic when they don't know. I have to. Standard message.

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