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Ayub Bachchu's first death anniversary observed

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Ayub Bachchu, a legendary figure of band music of the country.
 He  passed away at the age of 56 on October 18 last year. He was one of the individuals who have founded the base of band music in Bangladesh. He reached at the peak of his stardom in 1980s through his delightful voice and top notch guitar performance. He was the founder, vocalist, lead guitarist and music composer of the musical band 'LRB (Love Runs Blind)'.
He produced some famous songs like 'Ferrari Mon', 'Cholo Bodle Jai', 'Ekhon Onek Raat', 'Hawker', 'Ami Baro Mash Tomay Bhalobashi', 'Koshto Pete Bhalobashi', 'Rupali Guitar' and more to include.
Last year, Ayub Bachchu died of a heart attack at Square Hospitals Ltd. His sudden death broke the heart of many music lovers of Bangladesh. He is acclaimed as the magician of guitar. In remembrance of him, several TV programmes were aired on different TV channels on October 18. A Quraan recitation programme and Milad Mahfil was also held at his residents both Chattogram and Dhaka on the same day.
Bachchu was born in Chattogram on August 16 in 1962. Breaking the family restrictions, he started playing guitar at his young age. He formed his first band 'Ugly Boys' in 1977. While studying at high school, he joined the rock band 'Feelings', currently known as 'Nagarbaul'. He played in 'Feelings' from 1977 to 1980. In 1980, he joined the band 'Souls', where he played guitars for ten years. He left the band in 1991 and formed his own band 'LRB'. Since its inception, the band has released many studio albums like 'Shukh', 'Tobuo', 'Ghumonto Shohore', 'Shawpno', 'Mon Chaile Mon Pabe' and more for the music lovers.

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