Brenton Wood

Born Jul 26, 1941

Brenton Wood is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his two 1967 hit singles: "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign".

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1941 Birth Born on July 26, 1941.


1967 25 Years Old Early singles for Brent Records and Wand Records failed to chart. Wood signed with Double Shot Records, and his "The Oogum Boogum Song" reached #19 on the US Billboard R&B chart and #34 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the spring of 1967. … Read More


1977 35 Years Old Wood recorded a duet with Shirley Goodman. His next song to reach the charts was "Come Softly to Me" in 1977.


1986 44 Years Old He returned again in 1986 with the album Out of the Woodwork, which included contemporary rerecordings of his early hits, along with several new tracks, including the single, "Soothe Me."


2001 59 Years Old His album This Love Is for Real came out in 2001.


2006 64 Years Old Among his later appearances was in 2006 on the Los Angeles public access program Thee Mr. Duran Show, where Wood and his band performed several of his hit singles.
2014 72 Years Old Recently, in 2014, he partnered with William Pilgrim & The All Grows Up for a remake of the song "Gimme Little Sign" on their recently released album, Epic Endings (available on iTunes and Amazon) which came out in August. … Read More
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