2001 WORLD RECORD
Rockabilly Fest 2001 hosted a world's record setting event on Saturday June 30, 2001 at 10:00 AM at the Jackson Fairgrounds in Jackson, Tennessee. At that time the record for the "Most Drummers Playing A Full Set Of Drums On One Song" was set when 52 drummers participated in accompanying Stan Perkins as he sang and played "Blue Suede Shoes."
D.J. Fontana The Elvis Presley Band W.S. Holland The Johnny Cash Band J.M. Van Eaton The Jerry Lee Lewis Band Dick Richards The Bill Haley Comets Band Jerry Plunk The Flaming Embers Band Buddy Harmon Jerry Lee Lewis Band and Renowned Session Musician W.L. Stone The W.L. Stone Band Ron Perrone The Dempseys Sherri McGee The Velvet Elvis Band Bobby Joe Swilley The Alton & Jimmy Band Bobby Crawford Sonny Burgess &The Legendary Pacers Laney Stringer Andy Anderson & the Dawn Breakers Richard Timbs Andy Anderson & the Rolling Stones Jason Cody Whitehead N.E. Mississippi Community College Band David Horton First UMC Band Lafayette McKinnie Independent DeAngela McKinnie Jackson Central Merry Band Hugh Harvey, Jr. General Sessions Court Judge Gene Houston Pam Tillis & Blood, Sweat and Tears Band
The band included: Stan Perkins, lead guitar and vocals, Russ Hall on keyboards, and Dick McVey on bass.