(It’s old news, but I just read it recently on, and had to share.)

A crowd of five and a half thousand people have broken the world record for the largest coconut orchestra. Led by Monty Python alums Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, the crowd played coconut halves marked “left” and “right” by banging them together while singing the classic Python tune “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.”

The performance smashed the previous record of 1789, set in New York City in 2002.

Read more here:,,21722491-5012895,00.html


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Bill is an artist, musician, writer, and performer living in central Delaware.

Posted on May 14, 2007, in coconuts, monty python, orchestra. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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