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Larry Lujack

Larry Lujack (born June 6, 1940), a Top 40 Music radio disc jockey who was a precursor to the shock jocks of the 1990s, is known for his sarcastic style, "Klunk letter of the day," and humorous "Animal Stories."

He was born in Iowa as Larry Blankenburg, attended College of Idaho[?] in Caldwell, Washington State University and was a radio disc jockey starting in the early 1960s at KCID[?] in Caldwell. He subsequently worked at several other radio stations but is best known for his antics on Chicago AM radio stations WLS and WCFL[?].

Though he retired in 1987, shortly after his son from his first marriage died in a traffic accident, Larry began working again in May 2000 for WUBT[?] in Chicago via remote ISDN link from from a New Mexico recording studio. In 1997 he moved from Palatine to the outskirts of Santa Fe, where he plays golf and landscapes. Lujack was inducted into the Illinois Broadcaster Association[?]'s Hall of Fame in June 2002.

He's married to Judith (Jude) his second? wife and has 2? children.

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Also Known As

Lawrence of Chicago
Uncle Lar
Johnny Lujack

Book Superjock: The Loud, Frantic, Nonstop World of a Rock Radio DJ with Daniel A. Jedlicka[?] NTC/Contemporary Publishing (October 1975) ISBN 0809283026 SKU 199692172

Radio Stations

 KCID, Caldwell, ID 1958
 KNEW, Seattle (twice?)
 KRPL, Moscow, ID
 KOL,  Seattle 1963
       San Bernardino, CA
       Spokane, WA
 KJR,  Seattle April 1964 - September 1966
 WMEX, Boston  September 1966 to December? 1966 as Johnny Lujack
 WCFL  Chicago 1967 (4 months)
 WLS,  Chicago August? 1967 - July 1972
 WCFL, Chicago July 3, 1972 - March 16, 1976?
 WLS,  Chicago September 16, 1976 - August 28, 1987
 WUBT, Chicago May 25, 2000 - January 10?, 2001

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