Brenton Wood- Oogum Boogum , Baby You Got It

Posted: March 22, 2010 in Uncategorized
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Straight outta Compton, here is another extra cool cat who I’ve been familiarized with via my lovely lady’s 45 collection….some excellent ass shakin soul for everyone to dig.

Born Alfred Jesse Smith in 1941, he took the stage name Brenton Wood shortly after high school. After a few singles that failed to land on either the Billboard R&B or Pop Charts, The Oogum Boogum Song hit the charts in Spring of 1967 ( 19 on R&B, 34 on Pop). This was followed in the Summer of that year by what would be the biggest hit of his career, Gimmie Little Sign (9 on Pop, 19 on R&B). W

Here are 2 of Brenton Wood’s albums from 1967 , Oogum Boogum  and Baby You Got It.But first check out this live performance of Gimme Little Sign featuring some of the coolest, most feel good gettin’ down you’ll ever see. So good!

Oogum Boogum

Baby You Got It

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