Rusted Root

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Rusted Root
Rusted Root.jpg
Photo from a 2008 concert
Background information
Origin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres Rock
Years active 1990–present
Labels Mercury/Island/Touchy Pegg
Members Michael Glabicki
Patrick Norman
Liz Berlin
Cory Caruso
Dirk Miller
Past members Jim DiSpirito
Jim Donovan
Jenn Wertz
John Buynak
Ethan Winograd
Preach Freedom
Colter Harper

Rusted Root is an American band formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1990, the band is known for their fusion of acoustic, rock, world and other styles of music, with a strong percussion section that draws from African, Latin American, and Native American influences. Their lyrical content varies but often talks about Christianity and Judaism. Rusted Root have sold more than 3 million records worldwide.

The band achieved fame in 1994 with its platinum-selling album When I Woke, which included hit single "Send Me On My Way." The song has been featured prominently in many films and commercials.

Current members[edit]


Studio albums[edit]

Live albums[edit]


  • The Best of Rusted Root: 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection (April 12, 2005)


  • Rusted Root (1990)
  • Rusted Root (1992)
  • Live (1995)
  • Evil Ways (1996)
  • Airplane (1998)


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