Peter Grigorov played 20.3 notes per second on his accordion, a new
world record. He played Flight of the Bumblebee in setting the
The record was set on November 25, 2007 in Billerica, Massachusetts.
Atanas Grigorov witnessed the performance.
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
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.
Nirvana B. played Flight of the Bumblebee on his guitar at 1,600 BPM.
Jack Garton played Hello Dolly on a moving piano while singing the song in 54.38
Paying homage to her favorite musical,Rachel Sklar sang ’Sixteen
Going On Seventeen’ (featured in The Sound of Music) in 38.58
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)
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.
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.
Four musicians performedLittle Drummer Boyoutside while it was
Aten Williams performed a freestyle rap non-stop for 17 hours. Watch his entire record attempt here.
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.
Doug McManaman balanced an acoustic guitar on his forehead for four minutes, 52.69 seconds.
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.
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
11. In From The Storm
Edu García played 15 Led Zeppelin guitar riffs in one minute.
Braden Harris played eight Metallica guitar riffs in one minute.
1. Through the Never
3. Holier Than Thou
4. Enter Sandman
5. Seek amp; Destroy
6. For Whom The Bell Tolls
7. That Was Just Your Life
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