Had to Cry Today (album)

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Had to Cry Today
Studio album by Joe Bonamassa
Released August 24, 2004 (2004-08-24)
Genre Blues rock
Length 64:02
Label J&R Adventures
Producer Bob Held
Joe Bonamassa chronology
Blues Deluxe
Had to Cry Today
You & Me

Had to Cry Today is the fourth studio album by American blues rock musician Joe Bonamassa. Produced by Bob Held, it was released on August 24, 2004 by J&R Adventures and reached number five on the US Billboard Top Blues Albums chart.[1] The title of the album is a reference to the song of the same name by English blues rock band Blind Faith from their 1969 self-titled album.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[2]

Music website Allmusic gave Had to Cry Today 3.5 out of five stars, a slight improvement on previous release Blues Deluxe.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Never Make Your Move Too Soon" (B.B. King cover) Stix Hooper, Will Jennings 4:06
2. "Travellin' South" (Albert Collins cover) Gwendolyn Collins 3:50
3. "Junction 61" Joe Bonamassa 0:48
4. "Reconsider Baby" (Lowell Fulson cover) Lowell Fulson 6:51
5. "Around the Bend" Bonamassa, Jennings 5:11
6. "Revenge of the 10 Gallon Hat" Bonamassa 2:54
7. "When She Dances" Bonamassa, Jennings 4:53
8. "Had to Cry Today" (Blind Faith cover) Steve Winwood 6:49
9. "The River" Bonamassa, Bob Held 5:30
10. "When the Sun Goes Down" Bonamassa, Jennings 2:44
11. "Faux Mantini" Bonamassa 2:26

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
US Billboard Top Blues Albums[1] 5



  1. ^ a b "Blues Albums". Joe Bonamassa Album & Song Chart History. Billboard. Retrieved January 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Overview". Joe Bonamassa - Had to Cry Today. Allmusic. Retrieved January 9, 2012.