WPKN Archives: Radio Base Camp IRIE SHOW with DJ DICO

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Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo

Original Aired:
Thursday, April 18th, 2024
11:35PM to 2:30AM

2 hours, 55 minutes

Thursday, April 18th, 2024 11:42PM

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Episode: Radio Base Camp IRIE SHOW with DJ DICO

 HOST: Steve di Costanzo aka DJ DICO.  Spinning Reggae, Ska, Dancehall, Dub , Rock Steady on wax!

Artist Song Release    
Faith D'Aguilar Reggae Pioneers Single    
Ethiopians Train To Skaville History of Ska    
Ska-talites Simmer Down This Is Jamaica Ska Presenting The Skatalites
Sir Lord Comic The Great Wuga Wuga The Great Wuga Wuga  
Phyllis Dillon Perfidia Duke Reid Rocks Steady  
The Heptones Young Generation Soul Jazz Records STUDIO ONE:Rocksteady Got Soul
Toots & The Maytals Pressure Drop|Get Up Stand Up  Toots & The Maytals Live @ Reggae Sunsplash 1982
The Wailers Midnight Ravers Catch A Fire     
Sylvie The Scientist Stepper Stepper - Single    
King Tubby Don't Cut of the Dub King Tubby: Controls Playlist  
Junior Murvin Police & Thieves Police & Thieves    
Ini Kamoze Call The Police Statement    
Junior Murvin and Dillinger Roots Train (7" Mix) King Scratch (Upsetter Ark-ive)  
Yellowman Mister Chin Duppy Or Gunman    
Peter Tosh Glass House Honorary Citizen    
Natural Beauty Nice Up Dancee What A Bam Bam! Dancehall Queens  
Rita Marley One Draw One Draw - Single    
Tony Tuff Come We Come Fe Mash Single    
The English Beat French Toast (Soleil Trop Chaud) Wha'ppen?     
Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Reggae Now    
Burning Spear Slavery Days Classic Reggae    
Burning Spear Epître au président fou Garvey's Ghost    
King Tubby Marcus Dub Dub Massive Vol. 1  
Mutabaruka Check It Check It!    
U-Roy I Can't Love Another - 1990 Digital Remaster Dread In A Babylon  
Culture Jah Far I The Aggrovators Present Culture  
Culture Jah Rastafari - 2001 Digital Remaster International Herb    
Ken Lazarus Holly Holly Ken Lazarus, Sings Reggae Hits of the 70's
UB40 Johnny Too Bad 5 Album Set:  UB44 / Labour of Love   
The Uniques Crimson and Clover Absolutely    
Slim Smith Ain't Too Proud to Beg Platinum Collection  
Ken Boothe Let's Get It On The Best of Ken Boothe  
Sly & Robbie Sexual Healing Love And Devotion    
Gregory Isaacs Night Nurse Reggae Anthology: Gregory Isaacs - The Ruler [1972-1990]
Don Carlos Spread Out  Rubadub Revolution  
Bunny Wailer Dreamland Bunny Wailer Sings The Wailers  
Bob Marley & The Wailers Crisis Kaya    
Bob Marley & The Wailers Exodus Africa Unite EP    

Show: Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo

  • Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo is NOW heard every Tuesday morning from 7am to 9am

 My friend Howard Thompson is doing his show 'pure' on 1st & 3rd  Fridays as I've shifted during the day to being the GM of WPKN. . Just bear in mind that the last Friday of the month is reserved for Chris Frantz and his show- "Chris Frantz the Talking Head"


  • I have given up my late night show Radio Base Camp-Late Night on the 2nd & 4th Monday nights from 11:00pm to 2:00am. Because of my new weekly morning music show.  See seperate related episodes


  • RADIO BASE CAMP focuses on the newest indie rock, 60s beat-punk,psych, garage-fuzz, surf, 70s punk, 60s greasy soul & r'n'b shakers, 50s R&R, exotica, afrobeat, jamaican ska/rocksteady and beyond We play deep tracks and unpolished gems, songs you may remember and ones you might not have heard, along with demos, rarities, alternative takes and all kinds of great music that doesn't get played that often.  We also feature new music by current bands, many of whom are influenced by the 60's (and beyond). We do live and telephone interviews with musicians, producers, and chroniclers of an era spanning from the 1950's to present day. We aim to highlight and focus on music with great song writing, sounds and production, having a lot of fun in the process...


  • a little history....RADIO BASE CAMP is a radio show that I started in 2007 on live365.com internet radio.  It became a weekly WPKN  "overnight" in early 2008  from Sunday into Monday for two years before moving to Friday afternoons  in September 2009 with my part-time co-host, Eric Cocks.  In early 2010,  I decided to focus on my own programming and me and Eric reconfigured our weekly radio show into two seperate and distinct shows: Radio Base Camp with hosted Steve di Costanzo and Connections ...With Eric Cocks.  Starting July 1, 2012 I became the paid GM of WPKN and phased out my "working hours" show.  I now can be heard every Tuesday morning from 7am to 9am.

 Radio Base Camp is hosted by Steve di Costanzo 

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For information, questions or to get on our email list:  radiobasecamp@gmail.com

Interviews/Special Shows on RADIO BASE CAMP available on archives:

  • Bill Lincoln from U.S. duo EUPHORIA whose sole album has been called "one of the most important ever"
  • Charlie Karp- DJ for The Day- Radio Base Camp Late Night
  • Barry Tashian from The Remains with Fred Cantor producer of "America's Lost Band"
  • MELANIE the noted singer-songwriter  (Steve di Costanzo)
  • Andy Bracken from Fruits de Mer Records in London & Virginia  (Steve)
  • Ron Sanchez from Donovan's Brain, Career Records and KGLT in Bozeman, NT   (Steve)
  • Felix Cavaliere from The Rascals (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Tommy James from Tommy James and the Shondells
  • Carol Kaye (noted session player)   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Singer and songwriter Sam Phillips  (interviewd by Eric Cocks)
  • Andrew Sandoval from Rhino Records  (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Merrell Fankhauser from HMS Bounty and Farkopady   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Singer-Songwriter Don Cooper  (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Sky Saxon from The Seeds   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Peppy Castro from The Blues Magoos   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Johnny Echols from Love   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Richie Unterberger (noted Rock author and reviewer)   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)
  • Tom Moon (1,000 Recordings...) (Steve di Costanzo
  • Mark Naftalin (Butterfield Blues Band-special DJ Show)
  • Rusty Ford (Lothar and the Hand People)  (Steve)
  • Hilton Valentine from The Animals  (special program with Germaine)
  • James Lowe and Mark Tulin from The Electric Prunes   (Steve di Costanzo & Eric Cocks)

and many more....

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