Brenton Wood

About Brenton Wood

Birth Day: July 26, 1941
Birth Place: Shreveport, LA

Brenton Wood

Brenton Wood was born on July 26, 1941 in Shreveport, LA. Soul and R&B legend known for the hit singles "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign."
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Popular As Brenton Wood
Occupation Soul Singer
Age 82 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 26, 1941 (Shreveport, LA)
Birthday July 26
Town/City Shreveport, LA
Nationality LA

🌙 Zodiac

Brenton Wood’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Brenton Wood was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.

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Soul and R&B legend known for the hit singles "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign."

Before Fame

He changed his name from Alfred Jesse Smith to Brenton Wood after he graduated high school.


He did not own the rights to any of his songs; they are all owned by the Los Angeles disc jockey, Art Laboe.

Family Life

His father moved Wood from Lousiana to San Pedro California when he was a child.

Associated With

He was heavily inspired by the music of Sam Cooke.

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