Musical World Records

23 Records Found

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

00:53 United States

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

Accordion Rob

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

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.

06:10 United States

Fastest Guitar Player

John Taylor

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

01:04 United States

Fastest Time To Play "Hello Dolly" On A Moving Piano

Jack Garton

Jack Garton played Hello Dolly on a moving piano while singing the song in 54.38 seconds. #BM2007

00:58 United States

Fastest Time To Sing "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)

01:04

Largest Female Accordion Group To Play A Polka Song

The Main Squeeze Orchestra

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

01:04

Largest Female Accordion Group To Play A Polka Song

The Main Squeeze Orchestra

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

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’ Day party. RecordSetter co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event. #FD28

02:27 United States

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

Aicha Kelley

Four musicians performedLittle Drummer Boyoutside while it was snowing.

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.

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

05:20 Canada

Longest Time Balancing Acoustic Guitar On Forehead

Doug McManaman

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

United States

Most Guitar Picks On A Guitar Neck

Gage B.

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

01:14 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][]

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