Abdi Behravanfar

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Abdi Behravanfar
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Background information
Birth nameAbdollah Behravanfar
Born1975 (age 4546)
Origin Mashhad, Iran
Genres Rock, Folklore
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, guitar player, harmonica player
InstrumentsGuitar, harmonica
Associated acts Mohsen Namjoo
Website abdibehravanfar.com

Abdi Behravanfar (Persian  : عبدی بهروانفر, born June 1975) is an Iranian singer-songwriter inRock ,country blues and Folk Blues style . He is founder of MUD band in Mashhad . He plays Guitar, Harmonica and Dotar( Persian folk lute)[ verification needed ].He learned Dotar with Bakshi Almajughi in Ghouchan a city in north of Khorassan.


Behravanfar has produced nearly 40 Songs, in 5 studio albums and the others as singles. The two albums "Shalamroud" and "Kokheo & Kalakhet" released by two production companies in the United States.The first one by Bamahang production and the second album released by Zirzamin production. In 2012 "White Dwarf" and in 2013 "Sorrow", released by CD Baby. He also has performed as a film-score player for short films.

He produced and released the album of master Bakhshi Almajughi in 2017; also produced a documentary about Bakshi Almajughi.

Early career

Abdi( Abdollah) Behravanfar was born in Mashhad, Iran in June 1975. At age of 12 listening to "Roll on" a song created by Alabama country band he found himself interested in playing guitar. When he was 22 he went to Tehran he bought a Guitar and started learning new lessons in playing the instrument. After returning to Mashhad he formed MUD band.

He was mostly influenced by music legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Jim Morrison in Rock music; Son House, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson in Blues Neil Young and Ian Anderson and Khorasani Folk. [ verification needed ]


Studio albums

Track Listing

  1. "Faryade Feshordeh" – 4:13
  2. "Agha Ghazanfar" – 5:30
  3. "Toop-e-Toop" – 2:48
  4. "Shalamroud" – 5:44
  5. "Marde Sardo Garm Keshideh" – 5:40
  6. "Kargare Bad-Bakht" – 5:48
  7. "Kenare Jo" – 3:50
  8. "Be Saram Zad" – 5:02
  9. "Gorge Balan Rideh" – 4:09
  10. "Baghe Vaba Gerefteh" – 6:10

Track Listing

  1. "Roghi" – 6:54
  2. "Zadim Be Khunash" – 4:27
  3. "In!?" – 5:46
  4. "Pesar Amoo Joon" – 4:28
  5. "Nahange Khaam" – 3:50
  6. "Soog" – 4:29
  7. "Gap" – 4:45
  8. "Mostafa" – 5:50

Track Listing

  1. "News" – 4:35
  2. "Spring " – 4:19
  3. "Alang & Dolang" – 6:32
  4. "Sorrow" – 4:45
  5. "Your Mood" – 5:30
  6. "Atop The Mountains" – 5:20
  7. "Spider" – 7:02
  8. "Calm Down" – 6:10
  9. "Gone Down The Alley" – 3:50
  1. "Agha Ghazanfar
  2. "Shabe Man
  3. "Raftam Sare Kuche
  4. "Kargare Badbakht
  5. "Shalamroud
  6. "Marde Sardo
  7. "Gorge Balan Reede
  8. "Pesar amou joon
  9. "Vagh Vaghe Sag
  10. "Jabre Zamune
  11. "Kenare Joo
  12. "Ghuze Bla Ghuz
  1. "Roghi (Instrumental)
  2. "Alang o Dolang
  3. "Bahaar
  4. "Deladang
  5. "Kajaaye Khoshk
  6. "Gham
  7. "Lalaee
  8. "Tokhm e Talaa
  9. "Nahang e Khaam
  10. "Pesar Amoo Joun
  11. "Sar be Sar
  12. "Shaayad
  13. "Soog
  14. "Tanhaa Aamadam
  15. "Be Sahraa
  16. "Roghi


  1. "Shaayad" – 6:25
  2. "Fiuz-e- sukhteh" – 5:26
  3. "Esfandiar-e Maghmoum" – 9:35
  4. "Gap" – 4:44
  5. "lalayee" – 6:26
  6. "Ejazeh" – 3:45
  7. "Dela Dangom"

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