Archive for January, 2012
  • Banjo for Clay Lillard
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted January 31st, 2012 at 12:06 pm
    Around the Sullivan Banjo Company we have a great friend that stops in to visit us on a regular basis. This friend's name is Bob Burkett, a local banjo picker, multi-talented individual and just all around great guy. Bob not only loves to pick the banjo but he likes to tinker around in the shop on the banjo building side of the business. Bob keeps an eye out for old banjo parts and likes to piece together banjos just to see what he can come up with. After Bob puts the instruments together ...
  • Custom Greenbriar for Chris Watts
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted January 18th, 2012 at 5:28 pm
    Back last October we had the Banjo Hangout Meetup when the BJH's webmaster Eric Schlange was in town and it was a great old time. Chris Watts came over from Missouri to attend that event and to order himself a custom Sullivan Greenbriar. We finished up that custom banjo today and sent it over to our dealer First Quality Music to ship off to Chris. Chris picked out his neckwood and resonator and we made the rest of the instrument to his personal specs. Complete with a black Remo head, a speed...
  • New Vintage 35 Maple off to Ron’s Pickin’ Parlor
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted January 18th, 2012 at 3:59 pm
    Another Vintage 35 banjo hot out of the shop and ready for shipment.  This one is a beauty and it sounds great!  On it's way down to Stanfield North Carolina and our dealer Ron's Pickin' Parlor.  Be sure when your in the neighborhood to stop into the Pickin' Parlor and check a new Sullivan Banjo.  Tell Ronnie we said howdy....