Ethiopia has a rich melodic history and has on occasion figured out how to get the consideration of the more extensive worldwide group of onlookers.
It was during the 70s that vinyl in Addis Ababa began to end up well known and that prompted the development of record stores. Be that as it may, these days, the record stores have been hit hard by a wide cluster of occurrences, composes Tibebeselassie Tigabu.
In Ethiopian current music history, the year 1887 is noteworthy in light of the fact that it denoted the presence of the principal gramophone, a gadget for chronicle and replaying sound.
Following that, the national songs of praise of a few nations, including "God Save the Queen" of England was played on gramophones.
Presentation of "current music players" prompted the coming of Azmari music. It was Negadras Tessema Eshete who recorded tunes on seventeen melodic plates in 1898.
As indicated by Simeneh Betreyohannes' lord's proposition, entitled "Music and Politics in Twentieth-Century Ethiopia: Empire, Modernization and Revolution," notwithstanding the primary record, Negadras Tessema Eshete together with Astatke Habtewold made 17 records in 1908 in Germany.
As per Simeneh, this is the most punctual business chronicles of Ethiopian music in Europe. In any case, recording Ethiopian music did not proceed with like its begin as a significant number of gramophones and records were foreign made particularly amid the Italian occupation time frame. Acclaimed Italian clubs from that period including Bela Popular, Villa Verde and La Mascotte played different music types.