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Fans remember rock legend Ayub Bachchu on his death anniversary

  • Published at 12:06 pm October 18th, 2021
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The guitar virtuoso displays his technique at a live performance Courtesy of Imtiaz Alam Beg Photography

On this day three years ago, the nation lost one of its most beloved musicians, rock icon Ayub Bachchu.

This Monday marks the third death anniversary of eminent singer, guitarist, composer, and music director Ayub Bachchu who died of cardiac arrest at his Moghbazar residence on this day at the age of 56.

The beloved frontman of one of the most famous Bangladeshi rock bands Love Runs Blind, popularly known as LRB - Bachchu is considered as one of the most respected Bangladeshi music artists.

Fans, friends, and admirers of the celebrated rock star alongside his family and different organizations and media outlets are commemorating this day by paying their tributes to the rock icon.

Ahnaf Tazwar Ayub, son of the rockstar posted a guitar cover of Bachchu's one of the most popular songs "Ghumonto Shohore" (In the Sleeping City) on LRB's official Facebook page on Monday, quoting: "I really felt like you were right there beside me when I played this, Sollo. We all miss and love you very much."

Bachchu's wife Ferdous Chandana Ayub said that an initiative has been taken to create a museum of Ayub Bachchu where 40 of his used guitars will be put on display. The iconic guitarist was known for his amazing collection of guitars, which he collected from all over the world.

Ayub Bachchu | FacebookMany fans and music stars have been paying their special tributes to the rock legend on social media marking his death anniversary.

Students of Yamaha Music School made a piano cover of Bachchu's iconic song "Shei Tumi" on Sunday, shared by Yamaha Music Bangladesh's official Facebook page.

Among other events, Chittagong Musician Club is scheduled to organize a discussion event on the life and works of Ayub Bachchu at the Celebration Community Point in Moghbazar at 6:30pm on Monday.

Ayub Bachchu | Photo courtesy: Imtiaz Alam Beg

Last year on this day, Bangladesh Copyright Office unveiled the digital archiving of rock legend Ayub Bachchu’s all the melodious creations that he worked on for his entire life.

Born in Patiya upazila of Chittagong on August 16, 1962 to Mohammad Ishaque Chowdhury and Nurjahan Begum, Bachchu founded his band LRB in 1991 in Chittagong.

Prior to that, Bachchu started his journey as a band musician with his band ‘Golden Boys’ (later changed to ’Ugly Boys’) that he formed with his childhood friend and legendary Bangladeshi singer Kumar Bishwajit, and also served as a prominent member in renowned Bangladeshi bands such as Feelings with another contemporary rock icon of Bangladesh, James - and Souls, where he played for 10 years before founding LRB.
Ayub Bachchu | Photo Courtesy: Tahsin Rahman

One of the most popular Bangladeshi bands of all time, LRB has performed more than thousands of gigs in the home (500+ open-air & 2000+ indoor) and abroad. They went on their first international tour in the USA and they played in 7 states, and to date, it is the only Bangla Rock Band that played its music in the famous Medicine Square Garden (New York).

In his lifetime, Ayub Bachchu has created a total of 16 solo albums, a full-fledged studio-turned production house named ‘AB Kitchen’, numerous super hit playbacks such as ‘‘Ammajaan’’, ‘’Sagorika”, “Ononto Prem”, “Ami to preme porini” and many other scores in Bangladeshi commercial movies; blockbuster hit singles and band scores such as “Koshto pete valobashi”, ‘‘Shei Tumi Keno Eto Ochena Hole’’, ‘’Ferari Ei Monta Amar’’, ‘’Ekdin Ghum bhanga Shohore’’, ‘‘Cholo Bodle Jai’’, ‘’Ekhon Onek Raat’’, ‘‘Hashte Dekho Gaite Dekho’’ and inspiring guitar enthusiasts and popular artists in both Bangladesh and West Bengal.

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