Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument

Vinyl LP

Hailu Mergia is an Ethiopian one-man-band accordion/keyboardist extraordinaire. Hailu made his name in Walias Band and later went on to do some visionary solo recordings. Hailu Mergia's beautiful and surprising 1985 foray into traditional Ethiopian songs via analog synth, electric piano and accordion has been remastered for CD and LP.


1. Shemonmuanaye  
2. Sewnetuwa 
3. Laloye 
4. Wegene 
5. Hari Meru Meru 
6. Amrew Demkew 
7. Anchin Alay Alegn 
8. Ambasel 
9. Hebo Lale  
10. Belew Beduby 
11. Shilela