Some say music holds the power to heal, and, on her album "Rifles and Rosary Beads," Nashville-based singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier directs that power to veterans.

"Rifles and Rosary Beads" is up for Best Folk Album at the Grammy Awards this weekend. Chuck Reece of "The Bitter Southerner Podcast" spoke with Gauthier about the songs, each of which Gauthier co-wrote with veterans and military spouses.

Mary Gauthier speaks about her Grammy-nominated album, "Rifles and Rosary Beads," with Bitter Southerner editor and podcast host Chuck Reece.

"The Bitter Southerner Podcast" is a collaboration between Georgia Public Broadcasting and The Bitter Southerner magazine. Subscribe and listen to the first season of the podcast here.


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