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Dorian Wood Performs Tribute to Bill Withers

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Artist Dorian Wood gives an a cappella, multitrack, at-home tribute to the late Bill Withers.

Title: Lean on Me
Arranged by: Dorian Wood
Written by: Bill WIthers
Originally Published: April 4, 2020

About the Artist
Dorian Wood seeks to glorify both the sanctity and irreverence of intimacy. Through the use of their corpulent body and booming voice, Wood revels in challenging the artist-audience separation, using subject matter informed by their own perspective as a non-binary brown person and an autodidact. (more)

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