Singer-Songwriter, Composer, and Banjo Extraordinaire

Only in the Movies by Tim Lake

Only In The Movies

Release Date: 1992

Padraig Records (PAD 35437CD/CT) Available on compact disc and cassette

A most diverse banjo recording ranging from classical to jazz to Bluegrass combined with original songs in the highest singer-songwriter tradition. This recording sets out to expand the musical possibilities of 5-string banjo repertoire in the instrumental and lyrical categories. The poetic and socially significant lyrics are enhanced by the accompanying banjo while many classical instrumentals are given renderings worthy of a virtuoso, yet accessible to all listeners.

Cherokee, Only In The Movies, Vivaldi’s Breakdown, Sometimes We’re Afraid Of Butterflies, Classics On The Banjo, A Prophet In Your Hometown, Big Blue On The Banjo, This World Is Your World, Bach On The Banjo: Jesu Joy Of Man’s Desiring/Minuet In G, Slide On The Banjo: Red Rooster, Standards On The Banjo, Thank God She’s Gone, Four Brothers, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas/The Lord’s Prayer.

 
 

1.
Cherokee
2:37
 
 

2.
Only In The Movies
4:04
 
 

3.
Vivaldi’s Breakdown
4:16
 
 

4.
Sometimes We’re Afraid Of Butterflies
4:28
 
 

5.
Classics On The Banjo (The Entertainer/Over The Rainbow/Opus 36)
7:44
 
 

6.
A Prophet In Your Own Hometown
3:38
 
 

7.
Big Blue On The Banjo
2:08
 
 

8.
This World Is Your World
4:33
 
 

9.
Bach On The Banjo (Jesus Joy Of Man’s Desiring/Minuet In G)
3:49
 
 

10.
Slide On The Banjo: Red Rooster
2:28
 
 

11.
Standards On The Banjo (Back Home In Indiana/One Note Samba/The Shadow Of Your Smile/
How High The Moon)
8:13
 
 

12.
Thank God She’s Gone
3:25
 
 

13.
Four Brothers
3:10
 
 

14.
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas/The Lord’s Prayer
3:08