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Rusted Root

Multi-instrumentalist group Rusted Root integrate the Grateful Dead's jam-heavy rock with percussion influences based on the music of Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America. The six-piece formed in Pittsburgh in 1990 with Michael Glabicki (vocals, guitar), Liz Berlin (vocals, percussion), Patrick Norman (bass, vocals), and Jim Donovan (drums, percussion) as the initial lineup, though John Buynak (percussion, winds) and Jim DiSpirito (percussion) joined later that year. In 1992, Rusted Root released its debut independent album Cruel Sun. However, it was the band's 1994 sophomore album, When I Woke, that garnered the band national attention. With support from college radio and a good buzz from the band's entrancing live show, When I Woke became quite successful in alternative circles during 1995-1996, especially with singles such as "Send Me on My Way" and "Ecstasy." In mid-1996, Rusted Root released the Evil Ways EP, a compilation of live tracks with the band's contributions to the movies Twister and Home for the Holidays. The group's second album, Remember, followed in October. Produced by Jerry Harrison, it reached the Top 40 in its first week of release. A self-titled LP followed in 1998. After some time off, Rusted Root returned with Welcome to My Party in 2002 before leaving the world of major labels behind and releasing the 2004 album Rusted Root Live on their own indie imprint, Touchy Pegg. Breaking the seven-year wait for a new studio album, Stereo Rodeo landed in 2009. Following near constant touring for a couple of years, the band went into their studio and emerged with Movement in 2012.~ John Bush
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Stations Featuring
Rusted Root

    Jam Bands

    Jam Bands
    17 songs

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    1 song

    Adult Rock

    Adult Rock
    1 song

Albums by
Rusted Root

Top Songs by
Rusted Root

  1.   Song
  2.   Send Me on My Way
  3.   Ecstasy
  4.   Back to the Earth
  5.   Heaven
  6.   Voodoo
  7.   Cat Turned Blue
  8.   Weave
  9.   Cruel Sun
  10.   Food & Creative Love
  11.   Hands Are Law
  12.   Scattered
  13.   Artificial Winter
  14.   Blue Diamonds
  15.   Too Much
  16.   Rain
  17.   Women Got My Money
  18.   Welcome to My Party
  19.   You Can't Always Get What You Want
  20.   Marty
  21.   Infinite Space
  22.   Lost in a Crowd
  23.   Drum Trip
  24.   Rising Sun
  25.   Bullets in the Fire
  26.   Faith I Do Believe
  27.   Rusted Root
  28.   Up and All Around
  29.   Animals Love Touch
  30.   Give Grace
  31.   Laugh as the Sun
  32.   Away From
  33.   Moon
  34.   Airplane
  35.   Magenta Radio
  36.   River in a Cage
  37.   Who Do You Tell It To
  38.   Sister Contine
  39.   Circle of Remembrance
  40.   Bad Son
  41.   Monkey Pants
  42.   Virtual Reality
  43.   Something's on My Mind
  44.   Sun and Magic
  45.   Fortunate Freaks
  46.   Fossil Man
  47.   In Our Sun
  48.   The Movement
  49.   Cover Me Up
  50.   Crucible Glow
  51.   Garbage Man
  52.   Weary Bones
  53.   Suspicious Minds
  54.   Dance in the Middle
  55.   People of My Village
  56.   Cry
  57.   Sweet Mary
  58.   Union 7
  59.   Ecstacy
  60.   Beatiful People
  61.   Flower
  62.   Agbadza
  63.   Kill You Dead
  64.   Live a Long Time
  65.   My Love
  66.   She Roll Me Up
  67.   Big White Bird
  68.   Evil Ways
  69.   Dangle
  70.   Silver-N-Gold
  71.   Baby Will Raam
  72.   Driving Two
  73.   Stereo Rodeo
  74.   Driving One
  75.   Infinite Tamboura

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