Musical World Records

22 Records Found

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][]

07:22 Nepal

Fastest Guitar Player

Nirvana Bista

Nirvana B. played Flight of the Bumblebee on his guitar at 1,600 BPM.

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][]

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

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][]

01:04

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

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.

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.

02:29 United States

Most Times Whistling "Happy Birthday" In One Minute

Jacob Besser

Jacob B. whistled "Happy Birthday" 19 times in one minute.

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.

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 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

00:53 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.

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

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