Sammy Hagar – The Self-Titled “Red Album” Album Cover Location

Sammy Hagar's self-titled album cover (often referred to as "The Red Album").

Sammy Hagar’s self-titled album cover (often referred to as “The Red Album”).

Near 158 Stockwell Road, London, England.

Sammy Hagar’s second solo disc after leaving Montrose was simply titled Sammy Hagar but it is often referred to as “The Red Album” due to the cover showing Hagar dressed in red, next to a red car and red buildings. Released in 1977, the cover was done by the famous Hipgnosis design team who did designed several of the most famous album covers of all time. The distinctive cover was photographed in London on Stockwell Road near the Pride & Clarke auto shop (seen in the background). The corner building is still standing today but the Pride & Clarke building has since been torn down.

Required Listening:

  1. Red
  2. Cruisin’ & Boozin’
  3. Rock ‘N’ Roll Weekend
  4. Free Money

 

The location of Sammy Hagar's self-titled album cover photo as it appears today

The location of Sammy Hagar’s self-titled album cover photo as it appears today.




 

The back album cover for Sammy Hagar's self-titled album, photographed at the same corner.

The back album cover for Sammy Hagar’s self-titled album, photographed at the same corner.

 

Map showing the location of the album cover photo for Sammy Hagar's self-titled album.

Map showing the location of the album cover photo for Sammy Hagar’s self-titled album.