Guitar innovator Travis Bean has died at 63 after battling cancer. A Los Angles Times obituary quotes Guitar Player in comparing Bean to automotive  trailblazer John Delorean in his revolutionary re-imagination of a commonplace item. The Times article hints at Bean’s early arc toward his eventual visionary position:

A 1965 graduate of Burbank High, Bean was a woodworker with a penchant for redesigning objects when he turned toward the guitar.


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