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

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