A Guiness World Record for Number of Musicians Playing ""Rockin in the Free World" by Neil Young?
So is it a Guiness World Record for Number of Musicians Playing ""Rockin in the Free World" by Neil Young?
An attempt was made yesterday in Haarlem, Netherlands. From Haarlems Dagblad:
HAARLEM - Crush barriers Sunday at the Market for an unusual event. More than two hundred and fifty musicians formed together in Haarlem, The Greatest Band in the Netherlands.By Danja Koeleman - 29-5-2016, 16:31 (Update 30-5-2016, 15:30)
Forty drummers, bassists forty, eighty guitarists and a hundred vocalists played together on the Market the song Rockin 'in the free world of Neil Young. A motley collection of tools and people, from little boys behind the drums to enthusiastic singing women behind the microphones.
The occurrence ask the musicians focus on the Youth Culture Fund, which is dedicated to children in poverty who want to follow music lessons. ,, The biggest Band Netherlands namely wants everyone can make music '', say the promoters.
The idea for The Greatest Band in the Netherlands comes from Alain Timmers after he saw on the Internet a video in which hundreds of Italian musicians and vocalists together to play a song by The Foo Fighters. Timmers this so liked that he had gathered together over two hundred musicians in no time to Facebook to make music together.
The band was Sunday conducted by Jaco van der Steen.
Thanks Hounds That Howell!
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