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Brenton Wood
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    (July 26, 1941- )
    Born in Shreveport, Louisiana
    Birth name was Alfred Jesse Smith
    Recorded the singles ‘The Oogum Boogum Song’ and ‘Gimme Little Sign’ (both 1967)
    He took his stage name from the wealthy Los Angeles suburb Brentwood.
    He unsuccessfully teamed with Shirley Goodman as Shirley and Al.
    He scraped the lower reaches of the R&B charts with a discofied cover of the Fleetwood’s ‘Come Softly To Me.’ (1977)
    He owns zoot suits in fourteen different colors.
    He received several awards for athletics as a member of the Compton High School track team.
    He co-wrote his two big hits.
    His songs were enduring favorites in the L.A. Latino lowrider community and in British northern soul circles.

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