It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Brenton Wood

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 Rockets, recorded a single in 1958. While he was studying at Compton College, he assumed the name Brenton Wood, naming himself after his home county. Wood formed the Quotations during college, but soon after graduation he became a solo act. Signing with Double Shot Records, Wood had a hit single in the spring of 1967 with "The Oogum Boogum Song," which reached number 19 on the R&B charts and number 34 pop. It was quickly followed by "Gimme Little Sign," which climbed to number nine pop and matched its predecessor's R&B position. It was a promising start to a career, but Wood wasn't able to follow it through. "Baby You Got It" stalled in the bottom reaches of the pop and R&B Top 40 in early 1968 and "Some Got It, Some Don't" failed to make the pop charts later that year. Wood continued to perform and even recorded a duet with Shirley Goodman, but he wasn't able to reach the charts again until 1977, when "Come Softly to Me" registered in the lower reaches of the R&B Top 100. Following its release, Wood became part of the oldies soul circuit. In 2001, he finally returned with an album of new material, This Love Is for Real. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi
full bio

Comments

This whole album<3

Such sweet songs & lyrics.
erikandrade1 4 3
.Brenton Woods is that uno when it comes to Oldies!! YEE~ YEE....
love brenton! #feelgoodjam s :)
Love brent
i agree
Saw Brenton wood @ Hollywood paladium back in 79 , never gets old...
��:)
Lovve This Albums Wen I Be Blazin
I remember this when I was a kid in the late 60ds. Reminds me of such hood memories of mom and dad back then.
liliav1
Me & You!! ❤❤❤
Love this song
Brenton ogum bogum Wood, what an artist!!!!!! ! ! ! ! !
I WANT THANK GOD ALL THE D.JS ALL OVER THE WORLD THAT PLAY OLD - SCHOOL MUSIC FOR I CAN LISTEN TO SMILE...
PLACES AND SPACES AND I ONCE IN I LOVE THAT KIND OF MUSIC SMILE....
I LIKE TO THIS TO KICK BACK WITH MY WIFE
My mom used to play this when I was 4 years old when I was little in the 60's. I always loved this song!
Firme song
never be better music
Good stuff.Sal
I really love this song how can I play it when I want too too too much
rachakers
Mom... I think you got your fools mixed it... Haha never thought i would see your comments on pandora!:) rach
Brenton wood one of my fav oldies singers
I think you got your fools mixed up!!!!!
sdbolts7601
Brenton Wood Is One Of The Kings Of OLDIES Respeto To Brenton Wood That OG Vato Of OLDIES Keep Doing Ur Thing Boy OLDIES POR VIDA
Firme rola to cruise to in the the lowlow
I LOVE SOME 60S MUSIC I HEAR OLD SCHOOL MUSIC ON MY LOCAL RADIO STATION IN CHICAGO I LOVE THE D,JS THAT IT SMILE....
Nice
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
taniahalaby1 2
Alexa
I remember rolling down the streets of Oxnard blasting his music. :')
dope jam homie homie brenton is beasty he just turn to a super saiyan
I love this music same as the woman thank God for that Bless !
I'm The One Who Realy Knows
maryo438
��������
brjs17_
Is all about Brenton Woods. One of the best puro oldies today's music is all basura...
Me & u daddy ,,ur my number one
Later baby
Show more

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[105, 96, 110, 83, 72, 96, 125, 101, 91, 119, 125, 118, 88, 96, 81, 85, 101, 118, 115, 103, 89, 72, 106, 71, 121, 118, 66, 65, 127, 110, 94, 76, 100, 90, 107, 123, 107, 72, 120, 110, 123, 115, 124, 68, 84, 81, 72, 126, 64, 119, 122, 111, 113, 73, 76, 77, 111, 109, 94, 93, 117, 126, 117, 78, 92, 103, 90, 117, 82, 116, 80, 80, 69, 123, 97, 93, 87, 81, 67, 113, 64, 91, 101, 72, 99, 73, 66, 67, 80, 64, 95, 109, 77, 89, 111, 98, 78, 98, 90, 82, 66, 109, 100, 124, 108, 94, 98, 100, 75, 116, 98, 117, 72, 88, 127, 106, 87, 81, 79, 121, 79, 127, 103, 116, 82, 88, 80, 79, 124, 122, 109, 94, 123, 103, 87, 65, 73, 98, 83, 110, 111, 107, 70, 81, 90, 104, 75, 76, 114, 113, 120, 99, 101, 100, 84, 93, 99, 78, 125, 90, 112, 70, 107, 106, 79, 124, 75, 122, 72, 83, 102, 112, 110, 99, 97, 77, 116, 108, 107, 75, 84, 121, 96, 102, 94, 103, 108, 69, 127, 94, 80, 102, 115, 95, 109, 120, 78, 85, 98, 90, 89, 73, 121, 98, 93, 119, 85, 96, 111, 120, 97, 124, 67, 120, 116, 126, 111, 102, 79, 102, 118, 122, 72, 96, 97, 69, 96, 92, 115, 96, 94, 99, 120, 88, 76, 76, 115, 98, 123, 127, 73, 110, 113, 70, 86, 86, 74, 110, 123, 64, 116, 111, 117, 98, 115, 82, 107, 82, 78, 123, 101, 113, 77, 101, 116, 126, 120, 82, 107, 115, 123, 94, 112, 119, 101, 110, 88, 99, 92, 67, 106, 127, 112, 109, 69, 74, 117, 124, 120, 107, 84, 67, 116, 118, 80, 122, 91, 113, 91, 104, 99, 78, 75, 70, 118, 79, 116, 106, 111, 81, 107, 95, 103, 115, 125, 108, 83, 68, 78, 85, 117, 73, 80, 69, 116, 81, 110, 68, 91, 111, 127, 71, 99, 107, 65, 107, 77, 118, 65, 93, 103, 97, 69, 97, 115, 95, 86, 109, 121, 83, 123, 85, 127, 123, 110, 127, 75, 70, 72, 101, 72, 116, 112, 67, 94, 92, 74, 80, 101, 108, 66, 99, 82, 112, 113, 71, 102, 90, 77, 70, 71, 127, 79, 95, 66, 68, 123, 78, 95, 81, 83, 122, 94, 102, 94, 104, 95, 96, 113, 104, 82, 83, 67, 69, 79, 66, 120, 124, 118, 124, 120, 93, 81, 79, 110, 126, 111, 109, 87, 78, 65, 74, 112, 86, 95, 112, 90, 122, 111, 107, 84, 73, 92, 97, 78, 124, 83, 108, 98, 86, 121, 64, 88, 87, 66, 78, 68, 65, 104, 115, 97, 99, 100, 124, 83, 122, 116, 83, 109, 113, 97, 71, 99, 96, 79, 112, 105, 89, 107, 120, 66, 123, 106, 117, 85, 83, 99, 107, 80, 94, 65, 115, 78, 113, 100, 66, 67, 73, 104, 94, 73, 104, 104, 101, 72, 111, 118, 100, 69, 127, 123, 101, 124, 74, 97, 98, 117, 98, 127, 102, 122, 64]