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Tewedije Limut (Let Me Die Loved)
Mot Aykerim (You Can’t Cheat Death)
Shuferu (The Driver)
Libe Dil Temeta (My Heart Is Conquered)
Gora Weshebaye (The Mountain Hero)
Anchi Yefikir Taot (You Are Love)
Ayish Ayishina (I See And I See You)
Ayalew Mesfin stands aside the likes of Mulatu Astake, Mahmoud Ahmed, Hailu Mergia and Alemayehu Eshete as a legend 1970s Ethiopia. The music he created with his Black Lion Band is amongst the funkiest to arise from Addis Ababa.
Each album contains an oversized 11” x 11” 16 page book that tells the story of modern Ethiopian music and Ayalew’s role within it.
LP, CD, and Digital. 2020. NA5194 (Complete Works Anthology LP version NA5216).