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Abdul Rahim Sarban

Abdul Rahim Sarban

Abdul-Rahim Sārbān, known simply as Sarban, was a singer from Kabul, Afghanistan. He was born in Kabul an old area called (Saragy) to rice verdure father and stay home mother. He is known for his unique voice and music style that no other singer from Afghanistan has been able to imitate. The legendary Ahmad Zahir was born in Kabul too was a fan of Sarban and incorporated his original songs into Zahir’s own collection. Sarban had also some success outside of Afghanistan, especially in the neighboring Persian-speaking countries Iran and Tajikistan, where he gave several rounds of live performances at the height of his career.

Career:
Sarban’s life is said to have been unhappy. Little is known of his childhood and most sources only speak of him after his rise to fame. From humble beginnings to national recognition, Sarban gained popularity due to his unconventional music style and a voice that simultaneously absorbed and repelled the listener. Due to the uniqueness of the tone of his voice, he was constantly analyzed. He had a polarized fan base as those who loved him did so with a passion and those who disregarded him also did so with strong sentiments.


     Album One (1) 

 Total Songs in this album:10 

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      Album Two (2) 

 Total Songs in this album:10 

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       Album Three (3) 

 Total Songs in this album:10 

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        Album Four (4)

Total Songs in this album:10 

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       Album Five (5) 

Total Songs in this album:10 

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         Album Six (6)

Total Songs in this album:11 

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      Album Seven (7)

Total Songs in this album: 11 

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Personal lif

Sarban was shy and reclusive throughout his life. He seemed indifferent to fame and his celebrity status. Although there are no clear records of when he began drinking it was a well-known fact in Kabul Radio that Sarban could not sing without having a drink first. He had an alcohol problem most of his life. During the early 1980s his alcoholism began to take its toll and some of the symptoms began to manifest themselves: eccentric behavior on the stage; his speech began to deteriorate. His deteriorating voice effectively ended his singing career. Sarban fell in love with one of his cousins but apparently she or her father did not accept his proposal. Sarban was heartbroken and never married.
Death:
Sarban died in poverty living in Pakistan. But after 12 years of his death, his dead body was taken back to the city where he was making thousands of his fans enjoy and buried in the Shohada-e-Saliheen in Kabul.

Contribution:
Sarban was the first person to put lyrics to the Ahesta Boro (Go Slowly) anthem played for brides on their wedding day. The famous British Muslim singer Sami Yousuf did copy his first song from Sarban composed song, Biaa Ke Bereim Ba Mazaar (Lets Go to Mazar).

3 Responses to Abdul-Rahim Sarban Albums

  1. Mohammad Nasir Samady says:

    he is my foverite singers.

  2. روحش شاد استاد ساربان ای ساربان آهسته ران که آرام جانم میرود.

  3. روحش شادویادش گرامی باد.

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