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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.   Blue Diamonds
  8.   Welcome to My Party
  9.   Voodoo
  10.   Too Much
  11.   Scattered
  12.   Weave
  13.   Women Got My Money
  14.   Hands Are Law
  15.   Artificial Winter
  16.   Rain
  17.   Food & Creative Love
  18.   Cruel Sun
  19.   Infinite Space
  20.   Give Grace
  21.   River in a Cage
  22.   Drum Trip
  23.   Jack Kerouac
  24.   Ecstatic Drums
  25.   Lost in a Crowd
  26.   Marty
  27.   Faith I Do Believe
  28.   In Our Sun
  29.   The Movement
  30.   Monkey Pants
  31.   Bad Son
  32.   Ecstacy
  33.   Infinite Tamboura
  34.   Laugh as the Sun
  35.   Who Do You Tell It To
  36.   Weary Bones
  37.   Baby Will Raam
  38.   Fortunate Freaks
  39.   Sister Contine
  40.   Suspicious Minds
  41.   Powderfinger
  42.   Virtual Reality
  43.   Rusted Root
  44.   Something's on My Mind
  45.   Up and All Around
  46.   Cover Me Up
  47.   Give You the Grace
  48.   Crucible Glow
  49.   Garbage Man
  50.   Animals Love Touch
  51.   Driving Two
  52.   Stereo Rodeo
  53.   Driving One
  54.   Dance in the Middle
  55.   Ectasy
  56.   Who Do Drums
  57.   Cruel Sin
  58.   People of My Village
  59.   Cry
  60.   Sweet Mary
  61.   Union 7
  62.   Indigo: Music for Exploration and Evolution
  63.   Beatiful People
  64.   Flower
  65.   Away From
  66.   Moon
  67.   Agbadza
  68.   Airplane
  69.   Kill You Dead
  70.   Live a Long Time
  71.   My Love
  72.   Magenta Radio
  73.   Rising Sun
  74.   She Roll Me Up
  75.   Big White Bird
  76.   Evil Ways
  77.   Martyr
  78.   Where She Runs
  79.   ! @#*
  80.   Won't Be Long
  81.   Tree
  82.   Primal Scream
  83.   Circle of Remembrance
  84.   Silver-N-Gold
  85.   Bullets in the Fire
  86.   Sun and Magic
  87.   You Can't Always Get What You Want
  88.   Dangle
  89.   Fossil Man

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