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

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