In honour of the late rock legend Ayub Bachchu, the Ayub Bachchu Foundation is set to release a treasure trove of unreleased songs by the iconic artiste. These songs, carefully preserved by the foundation, will finally see the light of day, as they plan to share those with the audience starting next year.
While reminiscing about what inspired “Eksho Ta Shopno”, Asif mentioned that he wrote the song about the shattered dreams and aspirations of a lyricist, the uncertainty that a lyricist goes through with their songs, whether anyone would want to sing or not.
What does one normally expect from an exhibition? Intricate pieces of framed art, curious art connoisseurs quietly observing the pieces? Strangely enough, as I walked into the houseful gallery, I found everyone singing out loud to legendary rock songs of the late great Ayub Bachchu.
At a Pohela Boishakh programme held at a restaurant in the capital, LRB resurfaced as 'Balam and the Legacy' to put on a performance in tribute to the late great Ayub Bachchu.
10 Bangladeshi bands from Canada paid tribute to legendary musician Ayub Bachchu in a stellar concert organised at the Blessed Cardinal Newman High School in Toronto on
It was difficult for the members of Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) to process the shock that was the passing of Ayub Bachchu, whom they dearly referred to as simply 'AB'.
The harmony of the artiste's life was far from being lost. Always full of life and laughter, his contemplations were anything but weary.
Chattogram City Corporation Mayor, A J M Nasir Uddin received Ayub Bachchu's body at Shah Amanat International Airport at 10:55 am and escorted it to the Balur Math area of Purba Madarbari in the port city, where hundreds of people gathered to see their favourite artiste for the last time.
AB is no more. The nation is in his debt, and there's nothing we can do about it. There are murmured demands for some sort of a national tribute or recognition. If you ask me, a man, who has won over hearts, has no use for medals.