Aten Williams performed a freestyle rap non-stop for 17 hours. Watch his entire record attempt here.
Ivan C.’s deeply melancholy performance of “The Wind That Shakes The
Bailey” turned one nearby listener into a sobbing heap.
Jack Donnell recited the English alphabet eight times in a row while performing a handstand.
Maximizing diaphram capacity and rapid vocal movement, Elna Baker
stunned an audience by letting loose 112 throat singing notes in 30
seconds, a new universal record.
The record was set on November 24, 2008 at a World Record Appreciation
Society event in New York City. Event organizers Dan Rollman and Corey
Henderson were present to witness and document this feat.
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)
Operatic tenor Michael Kennedy sang 24 single-breath opera songs in 10
minutes, a new world record. Each song was sung using just one breath.
At the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival in George, Washington, 42
people sang in a shower at the same time. The record was set inside
got2b’s World’s Biggest Shower, a featured festival attraction.
Patrick Hardin sang Reba McEntire’s The Night the Lights Went Out
In Georgia while wearing an inside out pillow case on his head in one
minute, 42.86 seconds.
Gwendolyn Cassling and Hilary Hodge led 47 people in a vocal rendition
of Saturday in the Park by Chicago on a Saturday in a park in
The feat was achieved on July, 18, 2009 at the Pitchfork Music
Festival in Chicago. Representatives from URDB.org were present
to document the record.
Operatic tenor Michael Kennedy sang a single vocal note that lasted 19
minutes, 18.76 seconds. He used circular breathing to achieve the
Luke Lindsey, Tom Kresge, Chuck Mooney, Matthew Smyth, Anthony Gabriel
and Jeff Monchein, who average 6’2" in height, sang the Oompa
Loompa theme song from Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory.
John Cabral led a group of 121 concert-goers in the largest group
rendition of Don’t Stop Believin’ by the rock band Journey.
The record was set on October 17, 2009 at the Saucony Originals
tent at the Treasure Island Music Festival in San Francisco,
Operatic tenor Michael Kennedy sang a cadenza that was one hour, seven minutes, 12.00 seconds in length.
Gymnastics123 sang We Wish You A Merry Christmas in 17.04 seconds while doing an assisted handstand.
18 members of Wieden Kennedy’s Team Dark inhaled helium and sang the chorus to I Think We’re Alone Now while hogtied.
The record was set in Portland, Oregon on April 1, 2010 at Wieden Kennedy’s 28th annual Founders’ Day party. RecordSetter co-founders Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were on hand to preside over the event.
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