Ayub Bachchu, a legendary guitarist-songwriter-singer of Bangladesh, passed away at his Moghbazar residence in the city on Thursday. He was 56.
Bachchu, the lead guitarist of musical band ‘LRB’ (Love Runs Blind), was born in Chattogram on August 16, 1962.
He made his debut in the music industry by giving voice in the song ‘Harano Bikiler Golpo’.
Ayub Bachchu became a heartthrob singer overnight around the country for the heart touching song.
Basically, he was a rock singer, but he impressed the listeners with modern, classic and folk song.
Bachchu performed live with Richard and Le Gang (France), Remo Fernandez, Nandon Bugchi, and Bikram Gosh of India; and Azam Khan (singer), Feelings (now Nogor Baul), Miles, Warfaze and many more.
LRB is the only Bangla rock band which played in famous Madison Square Garden in New York City.
His songs – ‘Shei Tumi Keno Eto Ochena Hole’, ‘Ferari Ei Monta Amar’, ‘Ami Koshto Pete Bhalobashi’, ‘Ekdin Ghumbhanga Shohore’, ‘Cholo Bodle Jai’, ‘Ekhon Onek Raat’, ‘Hashte Dekho Gaite Dekho’, and many others – will linger in the hearts of his fans.
Here are the best songs by the legendary singer: