Archive for the ‘Banjos’ Category
  • Original Pre-War Gibson Necks for Sale
    by Josh Payton
    Posted November 14th, 2012 at 3:18 pm
    Click to enlarge picture. May take a while because of the high resolution. Please be patient. Original Gibson Pre-War Neck Collection The .pdf file above requires Adobe Reader to open. Once open, you'll need to adjust the ZOOM by clicking the magnifying glass with the plus in it so you can read it easier. ...
  • Another happy customer, the way we like em’
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted April 16th, 2012 at 10:12 am
    Here at Sullivan Banjo we take pride in the instruments we build and first and foremost the satisfaction of our customers.    This satisfaction comes from a quality product and great service from wonderful dealers like Janet Davis Music.  We just received this note from one such customer... Just to let you know how fabulous the banjo you made for my grandson Jacob Kennedy is.  I received it from Janet Davis Music couple weeks back.  It is wonderful in looks and sound.  It looks just lik...
  • Vintage 35 Owner Jake Kennedy
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted April 16th, 2012 at 10:01 am
    We received a note from our friends at Janet Davis Music in Bentonville Arkansas.  They wanted to share a photo with us of new Vintage 35 owner.    In the photo Jake Kennedy is holding his brand new Vintage 35 Maple.   We'd like to welcome Jake to the Sullivan Banjo family and wish him many years of enjoyment with his banjo, thanks again Jake for choosing a Sullivan. If you're in the Bentonville area be sure to stop in at Janet Davis Music and get your hands on a Vintage 35!...
  • 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....
  • Vintage 35 Maple to First Quality Music
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted November 18th, 2011 at 4:34 pm
    We just delivered a Maple Vintage 35 to our Louisville Kentucky Dealer First Quality Music. A beautiful banjo with a highly flamed neck and resonator,  you couple that with the V35 sound and you've got yourself a dandy!  The Vintage 35's all come with Old Growth rims and a Vintage 35 tone ring. If you'd like all the specs you can click here and you'll be able to see all the details. Give us a call and we'll get you in the drivers seat. 800-635-2021 x126...
  • Banjo.com and Sullivan Banjo customer Hal Pylant
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 24th, 2011 at 4:22 pm
    We like to share photos of our Sullivan family of banjo pickers when we get them.  Our friend Hal Pylant is shown here picking his Vintage 35  maple.   Hal purchased his banjo from our good dealer in Georgia - Banjo.com  When you're in the Marietta, Georgia (Atlanta vicinity) be sure to stop in and see Mark, Hayden, John and the gang at Banjo.com If you have a current photo of you and your Sullivan banjo, drop us an email and we'll be happy to include you in our blog.  You can sen...
  • Roland Tousignant joins the Sullivan Banjo Family
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    We want to welcome Roland Tousignant from Barre, Vermont to our Sullivan Banjo Family.  He is the proud of owner of a brand new Maple Vintage 35 that he purchased through our Louisville, Kentucky Dealer First Quality Music.   You can see Roland here with his custom left handed V35.  We are so very proud to welcome him to the Sullivan Banjo family.  Roland we wish you many hours of happy pickin'!  Thanks so much for choosing a Sullivan!...
  • Marc Pruett on the cover of Banjo Newsletter
    by Murrell Thixton
    Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:17 pm
    Sullivan artist Marc Pruett on the cover of the October issue of Banjo Newsletter.   Wayne Peeler had a very interesting discussion with Marc taking us from his childhood days to the present with Balsam Range.  Pick yourself up a copy. Click here if  you'd like to catch up with Marc and Balsam Range, be sure to attend a show when they're in your area....
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