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Rustix (or The Rustix) were an American R&B/blue-eyed soul ensemble from Rochester, New York. Rustix formed in 1967; the band was signed to Rare Earth Records, a Motown Records subsidiary. Prior to signing with Rare Earth, the band had a single on the Cadet Records label. Prior to their recording career, the group had been a popular attraction in upstate New York, opening for Jimi Hendrix and Soft Machine at one point. Among their singles were "Can't You Hear the Music Play" from the album Bedlam, released in 1969 & "Come On People" from the album of the same name, released in 1970. Bedlam peaked at #200 on the Billboard 200. A sophomore effort, Come On People, followed in 1970; both of the group's first two records were produced by R. Dean Taylor. A third album was recorded in 1971 but never released, and the group disbanded later that year. At that point, Chuck Brucato & Al Galich recorded a pair of songs ("We All End Up In Boxes" & "My Peace Of Heaven") backed by the Funk Brothers. Both were released in 1971, backed by a Rustix outtake from their 2nd album sessions ("Down Down"). Members, Chuck Brucato - Vocals, Ron Collins - bass, David Colon - drums, Bob D'Andrea - guitar, Vinnie Strenk - Hammond B3, Al Galich - Lead vocals