Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar
Vinyl 1977 Solo

Liner Notes

Sammy Hagar is Sammy Hagar's second solo album, released in 1977. It is also often referred to as The Red Album, as it features Sammy's first anthem, "Red", which is also the basis for his nickname "The Red Rocker".
The distinctive cover image was shot in Stockwell Road, London, SW9 in the midst of the rows of red Pride & Clark auto shops. These red-painted buildings are also seen in the 1966 film Blowup.
The album features producer/musician Scott Mathews (Bonnie Riatt, Keith Richards, Elvis Costello, Brian Wilson) on drums and guitarist David Lewark, who also played with Eddie Money.
Sammy Hagar's 1987 solo album I Never Said Goodbye is also sometimes known as Sammy Hagar (since early pressings were untitled, pending the results of a contest).

 2  Redhead Comments

anthonyjake's picture

a close second in my opinion to street machine, an all time classic. Love this album.

brettc020's picture

His best album of the 70's!!! Amazing. Love the title track, "Little star/Eclipse" puts shivers up my spine, and "Free money" has the most beautiful melody ever. My 2nd fave Sammy solo album behind "Standing hampton".