Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Years Active: 1990–present
Genres: Alternative Rock, Bluegrass, Jam Band
Rusted Root is a world music group that hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is known for their unique sound, which blends acoustic rock with styles that draw from African, Latin and Native American, and Indian music. The group formed in 1990 and released their debut album, “Cruel Sun” in 1992 on an independent label. The success of the album led to a major-label deal and the release of “When I Woke” in 1994. The album’s third track, “Send Me on My Way,” was the most commercially popular single released by the band. The song hit #72 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart in 1995 and became a huge college radio hit. Rusted Root's third studio album, “Remember” emerged in...
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