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Famous Bands from Bangladesh

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List famous Bangladeshi bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from Bangladesh come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Bangladeshi bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from Bangladesh. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Bangladeshi musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

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This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from Bangladesh?" and "Which bands are popular in Bangladesh?"
Ayub Bachchu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from Bangladesh
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Ayub Bachchu (Bengali pronunciation: [ae̯ub batʃtʃu]; 16 August 1962 – 18 October 2018) was a Bangladeshi rock guitarist, composer and singer-songwriter, who was the founder of the Bangladeshi rock band LRB and earned success as the lead singer and the lead guitarist of the band. Born in Patiya, Bachchu came to Chittagong with his family in the early 1970s. He formed his first band "Ugly Boys" in 1977, while studying in high school and joined in rock band Feelings (Now known as Nagar Baul) as the guitarist the same year. He played in the band from 1977 to 1980. In 1980, he joined Souls where he played for ten years and appeared in four studio albums including Super Souls (1982), College Er ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Soft rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, + more

Albums: Bhatir Gaane, Matir Taane, Wrong Number, Best of Ayub Bacchu

Nationality: Bangladesh

S.D. Burman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from Bangladesh
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Sachin Dev Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975) was an Indian music director and singer. A member of the Tripura royal family, he started his career with Bengali films in 1937. Later he began composing for Hindi movies, and became one of the most successful and influential Bollywood film music composers. S D Burman composed music for over 100 movies, including Hindi and Bengali films. Apart from being a versatile composer, he also sang songs in light semi-classical and folk style of Bengal. His son Rahul Dev Burman was also a celebrated music composer for Bollywood films. S.D. Burman's compositions have been sung by leading singers of the period including Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Film score

Albums: Guide / Jewel Thief, Barood, Anuraag, House No. 44, Jewel Thief, + more

Nationality: India

Ali Akbar Khan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from Bangladesh
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Ali Akbar Khan (14 April 1922 – 18 June 2009) was an Indian Hindustani classical musician of the Maihar gharana, known for his virtuosity in playing the sarod. Trained as a classical musician and instrumentalist by his father, Allauddin Khan, he also composed numerous classical ragas and film scores. He established a music school in Calcutta in 1956, and the Ali Akbar College of Music in 1967, which moved with him to the United States and is now based in San Rafael, California, with a branch in Basel, Switzerland. Khan was instrumental in popularizing Indian classical music in the West, both as a performer and as a teacher. He first came to America in 1955 on the invitation of violinist ...more on Wikipedia

Genres (Music): Indian classical music, North Indian Classical, Film score, Hindustani classical music

Albums: Legacy, The Great Heritage - Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Journey, Passing on the Tradition, Music of India, + more

Nationality: Bangladesh, India, United States of America

Career Began: Comilla, Bangladesh

Kazi Nazrul Islam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from Bangladesh
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Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম, Bengali pronunciation: [kazi nozrul islam] (listen); 25 May 1899 – 29 August 1976) was a Bengali poet, writer, musician, anti-colonial revolutionary and the national poet of Bangladesh. Popularly known as Nazrul, he produced a large body of poetry and music with themes that included religious devotion and rebellion against oppression. Nazrul's activism for political and social justice earned him the title of "Rebel Poet" (Bengali: বিদ্রোহী কবি; Bidrohi Kobi). His compositions form the avant-garde genre of Nazrul Sangeet (Music of Nazrul).Born in a Bengali Muslim Kazi family, Nazrul Islam received religious education and as a young man worked as a ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Bangladesh, India, British Raj

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