WPKN Archives: DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE on Radio Base Camp

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Radio Base Camp hosted by Steve di Costanzo

Original Aired:
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
7:00AM to 9:00AM

2 hours

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 7:00AM



Episode: DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE on Radio Base Camp

DAVID BOWIE  RIP January 8, 1947-January 10, 2016

This show is dedicated to a great singer, record producer, arranger, painter, actor and polymath who could provoke, educate and entertain. We will miss him but he will always have a profund influence on those who follow.

Host : Steve di Costanzo   Radio Base Camp is heard every Tuesday morning from 7am to 9am

WPKN 89.5-FM is one of the oldest, freeform community radio stations in the USA. Based in Bridgeport, CT- 10,000 watt signal covers Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties in Connecticut and Suffolk county (North Fork and The Hamptons-Long Island) in New York, 

Radio Base Camp Theme

Plan   The Next Day- Bonus cuts plus 'Could every radio station around the globe play David Bowie music ' BBC News 

Memory Of A Free Festival David Bowie (single)

Kooks  (The Bob Harris Show 1972 on BBC) David Bowie 

It Ain't Easy David Bowie The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 1

Prettiest Star David Bowie Aladdin Sane

So She David Bowie The Next Day Extra

intro:  Where Are We Now (instro)


Oh! You Pretty Things David Bowie The Year Of The Spiders

Soul Love David Bowie   The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars

Rock 'n' Roll Suicide David Bowie Santa Monica '72 [Live]

Golden Years David Bowie Station to Station

Repetition David Bowie Bowie's 50th Birthday Celebration (song from Lodger)

Drive In Saturday David Bowie Aladdin Sane

break:  Red Money  Swahili Blonde We Were So Turned On - A Tribute to David Bowie


V-2 Schneider    David Bowie     Heroes 

Crashing into the Same Car David Bowie  Low

Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?) David Bowie Aladdin Sane

John, I'm Only Dancing (Sax Version) David Bowie Re:Call 

Star David Bowie The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars 

All The Young Dudes [Live] Mick Ronson+ David Bowie+Ian Hunter at benefit for Freddie Mercury and on Heaven And Hull LP

break:  Space Oddity (Instrumental)


Let Me Sleep Beside You [Mono Version]  (Deram Anthology single 1967/Deram Anthology 1966 - 1968 )

Up the Hill Backwards David Bowie Scary Monsters

Diamond Dogs   David Bowie Dianmond Dogs

Dirty Boulevard David Bowie with Lou Reed  

TVC15  David Bowie  Station to Station

 break:  Weeping Wall   Low


I Can't Give Everything Away David Bowie Blackstar

outro:  Heroes David Bowie  Heroes


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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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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