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06:10 United States

Fastest Guitar Player

John Taylor

John Taylor played "Flight of the Bumblebee" on his guitar at 600 BPM.

06:45:01 United States

Longest Freestyle Rap

Aten Williams

Aten Williams performed a freestyle rap non-stop for 17 hours. Watch his entire record attempt here.

United States

Most Guitar Picks On A Guitar Neck

Gage B.

Gage B. placed 108 guitar picks in the neck of his acoustic guitar.

01:02 United States

Fastest Accordion Player

Peter Grigorov

Peter Grigorov played 20.3 notes per second on his accordion, a new world record. He played Flight of the Bumblebee in setting the mark. The record was set on November 25, 2007 in Billerica, Massachusetts. Atanas Grigorov witnessed the performance. tag:RecordSetterBook01

03:50 United States

Most Times Singing The Word "Party" In A Song

Steven Wadsworth

Steven Wadsworth sang the word “party” 289 times in a song.

01:15 United States

Most Repeated Four-Chord Progressions On A Guitar In 30 Seconds

Matthew Allen

Matthew A. completed 16 four-chord progressions in 30 seconds.

02:03 United States

Most Times Whistling "Happy Birthday" In One Minute

Mike McGrath

In a colossal showing of whistling speed, Mike McGrath whistles quot;Happy Birthdayquot; 18 times in one minute, a new universal record. McGrath’s spectacular feat surpasses previous record holder Dan Rollman’s effort by two renditions. The feat was achieved on February 7, 2009 at his home in Santee, California. No witnesses were present.

00:58 United States

Fastest Vocal Rendition Of 'Sixteen Going On Seventeen'

Rachel Sklar

Paying homage to her favorite musical,Rachel Sklar sang ’Sixteen Going On Seventeen[]’ (featured in The Sound of Music) in 38.58 seconds. The record was set at a World Record Appreciation Society event on February 11, 2009. It took place at Pianos, a bar in New York City’s Lower East Side. Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman were on hand to document and time the record. (photo courtesy of Nick McGlynn) [#WRAS03][]

01:14 United States

Most Jimi Hendrix Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Jon Shriver

Jon Shriver played 11 Jimi Hendrix guitar riffs in one minute. Shriver set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. Riffs performed: 1. Purple Haze 2. Voodoo Chile 3. Machine Gun 4. Who Knows 5. Hey Baby 6. Hear My Train 7. Midnight Lightning 8. Little Wing 9. Spanish Castle Magic 10. Freedom 11. In From The Storm [#WRAS19][]

01:11 United States

Most Led Zeppelin Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Jon Shriver

Jon Shriver played 14 Led Zeppelin guitar riffs in one minute. He used a Gibson SG to accomplish the feat. Shriver set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. Riffs performed: 1. Stairway to Heaven 2. Thank You 3. Over the Hills and Far Away 4. Dazed and Confused 5. The Lemon Song 6. How Many More Times 7. Moby Dick 8. The Rover 9. Bring It On Home 10. Communication Breakdown 11. Whole Lotta Love 12. Immigrant Song 13. Heartbreaker 14. The Ocean [#WRAS15][]

02:31 United States

Fastest Bagpipe Rendition Of 'Scotland The Brave' While Standing Next To A Human Flagpole

Mallory Wolchuk

Mallory Wolchuk played ’Scotland The Brave’ on bagpipes in 52.22 seconds while standing next to Doug McManaman, who balanced a Canadian flag on his chin for the entire record.

01:38 United States

Most Metallica Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

Braden Harris

Braden Harris played eight Metallica guitar riffs in one minute. Riffs performed: 1. Through the Never 2. Blackened 3. Holier Than Thou 4. Enter Sandman 5. Seek amp; Destroy 6. For Whom The Bell Tolls 7. That Was Just Your Life 8. One

05:06 United States

Longest Musical Chairs Interlude

Glennis McMurray

Glennis McMurray and a member of the audience at a World Record Appreciation Society[] event participated in a four-minute, 53.9-second musical chairs interlude. McMurray set the record at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [][][#WRAS19][] []: http://recordsetter.com/search/WRAS19

00:47 United States

Largest Group Singing "Maniac" While Touching A Beaver And Curling Dumbbells

Team Dark

17 members of Wieden Kennedy’s Team Dark curled dumbbells while singing the chorus of "Maniac" and touching a beaver sculpture. The record was set in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2010 at the agency’s 28th annual Founders’ Dayparty.RecordSetter co-foundersDan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event. [#FD28][]

05:07 United States

Most Wah-Wah Pedals Used On A Bass

Owen Biddle

Owen Biddle of The Rootsplayed a bass guitar that was wired through two wah-wah pedals. He attempted to plug in six, but a faulty cable led to an unsuccessful attempt. Biddle set the recordat a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. He was accompanied by Blast Off!!!. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS14][]

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