Cover Locations

By ksdfjsldfj
updated 1 day ago

Finding locations of pictures on record sleeves.
Thread: https://www.discogs.com/forum/thread/712114?page=1
Special thanks to FredKiller, timhorton69, Plastic-Man and Bob Egan, Marie Fotini (PopspotsNYC) for lots of cover locations in this list. Also thanks to Graeme McNay for inspiration.
Another list with covers that need to find out: https://www.discogs.com/lists/Unknown-Cover-Locations/502560
Some covers from this priceless thread: https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/current-photos-of-famous-album-cover-locations.244562/
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May 12, 2021, 250 releases per page.
Page 1; Numbers, A, B
Page 2: B, C, D, E
Page 3: E, F,G, H, I
Page 4: I, J, K. L
Page 5: L, M, N, O, P
Page 6: P, Q, R, S
Page 7: S, T
Page 8: T
Page 9: T, U, V
Page 10: V, W, X, Y, Z and [Needs sorting releases]

  1. Fallingwater
    1491 Mill Run Rd, Mill Run, PA 15464, United States
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/MyEKWVfHFo6BTTLQ6
    Photo: https://goo.gl/maps/pg9syZorrBoow8Hj8
    Another release with the same building:
    Puzzle Of Light - Sound Sculpture Music For Fallingwater
    Various - Chillout Sessions XII
    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallingwater

  2. 23 For Sale from $11.87

    De Soto Hotel
    309 E Mills Ave, El Paso, TX 79901, USA
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/iumrQFSosV2zTCCt5
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/YDpQ1sS1R1X3TgHm6
    Artwork: Eizin Suzuki
    Link: https://kisselpaso.com/haunted-el-paso-the-de-soto-hotel-where-spirits-coexist-with-residents/

  3. Front cover:
    Langan's Brasserie
    Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J 8LB, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/e2oXDGh5wE1Wu3LS6
    URL (shooting place): https://goo.gl/maps/zv6BPVH3kZ1LV1aS7
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/getfu1msi7DYUQRDA
    Photographer: Richard Young (9)
    A picture of Elton John giving the two-fingered salute in front of the Langan's Brasserie entrance, 1981. The paper bag was later added by the designer.
    Links:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/As_Heard_on_Radio_Soulwax_Pt._2
    https://langansbrasserie.com/
    https://www.1stdibs.com/art/photography/black-white-photography/richard-young-elton-john-langans-brasserie-london-1981-photograph/id-a_4224181/

  4. 6 For Sale from $3.26

    Front cover:
    Puerta de Alcalá
    Plaza de la Independencia, 1, 28001 Madrid, Spain
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/nMJMpffJBiB2
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/bDMizDNyvtN2
    Photographer: Pablo Pérez-Mínguez

  5. Odeon Cinema
    9, The Broadway, High Rd, London N22 6DS, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/WEGkJSUozst
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/zYxTg6qApTU2
    Photography: Hipgnosis (2)

  6. 2 For Sale from $150.00

    Label A:
    Sea Mills Train Station
    Bristol BS9 1FF, United Kingdom
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/6CN1vG3a7rC2
    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Mills_railway_station

    Poster:
    Rotunda Cafe at Preston Park
    Preston Park Ave, Brighton BN1 6HN, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/rBiFSj6nMFw
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/Q4WyiQecr5r
    The band posing under the colums that surround Rotunda Cafe, close to Rose Garden Preston Park, Brighton.

  7. Front cover:
    Märkbar
    Vesterbrogade 106A, 1620 København, Denmark
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/SJUfmaw61X52
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/r9kPMfWT6aJ2
    Link: https://da-dk.facebook.com/pages/category/Bar/M%C3%84RKBAR-189115531112278/

  8. 5 For Sale from $2.71

    Eilean Donan Castle
    Dornie, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8DX, Scotland, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/iA6RDe9Aw932
    URL (Shooting place, approx): https://goo.gl/maps/a3pMc51ssGU2
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/pp2VbUpweU52
    Link: http://www.eileandonancastle.com/

  9. Front cover:
    Mojave Airport
    1434 Flight Line, Mojave, CA 93501, USA
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/GW7g6vtyPXN2
    Photographer: Bjørn Opsahl
    Nose section of Boing 737, close to Mojave Airport

  10. Totem Pole - Windsor Great Park
    Englefield Green, Egham TW20 0HN, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/AsgSYd7wmTnkjkrD8
    Photo: https://goo.gl/maps/CtyQ5zttJyobEktp8
    Location by me.

  11. 3 For Sale from $92.21

    17 Carlton House Terrace, St. James's, London, SW1Y 5AH, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/jT6zJS8hUNNMjFbU6
    URL (Shooting place): https://goo.gl/maps/gZ1PLRATWx4MgYgd6
    Shooting date: February 16th, 1978
    The group posing at the balcony of the Carlton House Terrace during the promotion of of the film "ABBA: The Movie" (Lasse Hallström, 1977) and the album The Album. The Mall is on the left, Buckingham Palace should be far in the background. Location by me.
    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlton_House_Terrace

  12. Front cover:
    Barkarby flygfält
    177 38 Järfälla, Sweden
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/QpZLmm69enu
    Photographer: Ola Lager

  13. 43 For Sale from $0.98

    Rosendalsvägen 7, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
    URL (Shooting place): https://goo.gl/maps/8KrzppLXGVnc4AZW6
    URL (Street view): https://goo.gl/maps/RaoeM8fHVDpsVLmu5
    Photographer: Bengt H. Malmqvist
    The band siting in a park bench near the Villa Lusthusporten. On the front cover Agnetha stares ahead and Bjorn reads a brochure on antibiotics, on the back cover Benny and Frida are kissing each other.
    Link: https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/abba/updates?page=2&sort=published_at

  14. Drottningholm Palace
    178 02 Drottningholm, Sweden
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/nn2yHDM75o2bymFx6
    URL (Shooting place): https://goo.gl/maps/BiDX8sYGEgxjFMA69
    Photographer: Barry Levine (2)
    The band posing next to the fountain wall in the gardens of Drottningholm Palace.

  15. Julius Kronberg's Atelier
    Skansen, Djurgårdsslätten 49-51, 115 21 Stockholm, Sweden
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/LQC6QdiEAES2
    Street view. https://goo.gl/maps/kDwLktqYArq
    Photographer: Lars Larsson (2)

  16. Alexandra (Night Club)
    Döbelnsgatan 3, 111 38 Stockholm, Sweden
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/juohgib5qAnEPS4B8
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/pbZx9ZKaqUWtTmxk6
    Photographer: Ola Lager
    Links:
    http://www.raffem.com/ABBARelatedPlacesLPCovers.htm
    https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandra_(nattklubb)

  17. Gripsholms Slott
    647 31 Mariefred, Sweden
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/G7wxZo47e4N2
    Shooting date: Feb, 1974 (needs double check)
    Photographer: Ola Lager
    Mike Watson, band's bass player standing at the window dressed as Napoleon.
    Links:
    http://www.raffem.com/ABBARelatedPlacesLPCovers.htm#10Waterloo
    http://www.kungahuset.se/gripsholm
    http://felpin80.tripod.com/ata/id27.html

  18. Trafalgar Square
    London WC2N 5DN, UK
    URL (aprox.): https://goo.gl/maps/m1ZrRf4DTYw
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/x7u5DxN55nz
    Image: https://goo.gl/maps/Cn9BToxsa1q
    St Martin-in-the-Fields in the background, the National Gallery on the left. Location by me.

  19. Label B:
    Prince Street Swing Bridge
    Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RW, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/qbZQeThF1vT2
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/Ekcp5HGmiJo
    A view of Prince Street Swing Bridge taken from near M Shed.
    Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Street_Bridge

  20. Label B:
    Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Rd, Spike Island, Bristol BS1 6XG, UK
    URL (approx): https://goo.gl/maps/LrkbRHAoyaw
    Photo: https://goo.gl/maps/K6DbZ1mCtjC2
    A view of the harbour and Hotwells taken from near The Cottage Landing

  21. Imperial 400 Motel
    6826 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/4Wr26UzuGZaqpbug8
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/66qbUiLeQSZarteAA
    Photo: https://goo.gl/maps/GRyRX2pAVK9yAiZB9
    Photographer: Aubrey Powell
    The background photo was taken in the parking of the Imperial 400 motel sited at 6826 Sunset Blvd, near the juction with N Highland Ave, Los Angeles. Location by Delta Bravo Urban Exploration Team.
    Links:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_400
    https://twitter.com/deltabravourbex/status/686232104695234560

  22. Label:
    Fusion Tower
    Fusion Tower, Rupert St, Bristol BS1 2QJ, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/aYXMBdHXFAU2
    URL (Shooting place): https://goo.gl/maps/KvWjz2VtkM92
    Street view: https://goo.gl/maps/wvc9ZYcfjd92
    A view of Fusion Tower taken from Colston Ave, the Electricity House on the right, Bus73 can be seen on the left.

  23. Labels:
    St Peter's Church
    Castle Park, Bristol BS1 3XB, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/uFhNmUJkyMv
    URL (Shooting place, approx): https://goo.gl/maps/r8pRsnTYhtJ2
    Street view (Approx): https://goo.gl/maps/hVQkAmZy1oT2
    A view of St. Peter's Church (Castle Park)

  24. 12 For Sale from $15.22

    Label A:
    Montpellier railway tunnel
    Montpellier Train Station, Bristol BS6 5HA, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/qy5a5WmtEU92
    URL (tunnel): https://goo.gl/maps/cBRk7C5AfNA2
    A view of the Montpellier railway tunnel taken maybe from the previous footbridge.
    Links:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montpelier_railway_station
    http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1062405

    Label B:
    Three pics, left ot right: part of the footbridge, the tunnel and the train station.

  25. Hatfield House
    The Estate Office, Melon Ground, Hatfield Park, Herts, Hatfield AL9 5NB, UK
    URL: https://goo.gl/maps/EdEFeDJvtgE2
    Photographer: Allan Ballard
    Adam Ant dressed as a highwayman, shooted in the grounds of Hatfield House, during the video filming.
    Links:
    http://www.hatfield-house.co.uk/
    http://www.adam-ant.net/stand.html