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Fastest Guitar Player

06:10 United States

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

Longest Freestyle Rap

15:02 United States

Marcus Morgan AKA Magnum Opus performed a freestyle rap non-stop for 13 hours, 30 minutes and 23.00 seconds. He set the record at the back office room of The Old Miami in Detroit, Michigan. Learn more about Marcus on his Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Most Guitar Picks On A Guitar Neck

United States

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

Fastest Accordion Player

01:02 United States

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

Most Times Singing The Word "Party" In A Song

03:50 United States

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

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

01:15 United States

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

Most Times Whistling "Happy Birthday" In One Minute

02:03 United States

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.

Fastest Vocal Rendition Of 'Sixteen Going On Seventeen'

00:58 United States

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][]

Most Jimi Hendrix Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:14 United States

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][]

Most Led Zeppelin Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:11 United States

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][]

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

02:31 United States

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.

Most Metallica Guitar Riffs Played In One Minute

01:38 United States

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

Longest Musical Chairs Interlude

05:06 United States

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

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

00:47 United States

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][]

Most Wah-Wah Pedals Used On A Bass

05:07 United States

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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