Brenton Wood

Brenton Wood

Brenton Wood

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Top Songs

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Gimme Little Sign
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Oogum Boogum Song
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Me And You
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Baby, You Got It
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I Think You've Got Your Fools Mixed Up

Albums

  • The Very Best Of

    Feb 2017 • 16 songs

  • Come Softly

    Dec 2016 • 9 songs

  • Rarities - The Double Shot / Whiz Years

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Brenton Wood

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Brenton Wood's charmingly unpredictable phrasing and his infectious sense of good times made the smooth uptown soul of "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign" into hits in 1967. Despite his skill as a pop-soul vocalist, Wood was never able to match such heights again, yet those two songs became genuine R&B classics of their era. Born Alfred Jesse Smith in Shreveport, LA, Brenton Wood moved west to San Pedro, CA, as a child. After learning how to play piano, he began forming vocal groups, inspired by Sam Cooke and Jesse Belvin. One of these groups, Little Freddie & the...
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