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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

Fastest Accordion Rendition Of 'The Devil Went Down To Georgia'

00:53 United States

Accordion Rob’s fingers came alive as he busted out a full accordion rendition of “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” in just one minute, twenty seconds. #BM2006

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.

Fastest Guitar Player

06:10 United States

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

Fastest Rendition Of 'Hello Dolly' On A Moving Piano

01:04 United States

Jack Garton performed Hello Dolly on a moving piano in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

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][]

Largest Female Accordion Group To Play A Polka Song

01:04

The Main Squeeze Orchestra, an accordiongroup six females, played a polka song. They set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS20][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

Largest Female Accordion Group To Play A Polka Song

01:04

The Main Squeeze Orchestra, an accordiongroup six females, played a polka song. They set the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Littlefield in Brooklyn, New York. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS20][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

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][]

Largest Group To Perform "Little Drummer Boy" During A Snowstorm

02:27 United States

Four musicians performedLittle Drummer Boyoutside while it was snowing.

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.

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

Longest Time Balancing Acoustic Guitar On Forehead

05:20 Canada

Doug McManaman balanced an acoustic guitar on his forehead for four minutes, 52.69 seconds.

Longest Uninterrupted Harmonic Singing

United States

Kimono-clad James’ harmonic singing graced the crowd’s ears for an uninterrupted 24.3 seconds. About harmonic singing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Throat_singin #BM2005

Most Guitar Picks On A Guitar Neck

United States

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

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