In this episode of Premier Guitar’s Conversations in the Key of Life podcast, fans share inspiring, touching accounts of how they made it through harrowing life struggles—alcoholism, cancer, and the untimely passing of a child—thanks to the mysterious healing properties of their 6-strings.

Conversations in the Key of Life is the podcast that talks to you about your musical journeys. Each episode finds Premier Guitar's Shawn Hammond talking to everyday guitarists and bassists about their hilarious, jealousy-inducing, sometimes tear-jerking experiences on a specific theme. Subjects range from hair-raising stories about meeting guitar heroes to insane gear finds, using the guitar to cope with tragedy, gigs from hell, and more.

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