July 26, 1941 in Shreveport
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
There are at least two artists with the name Brenton Wood: an American soul singer and songwriter, and a rock musician. 1.) Alfred Jesse Smith (born July 26, 1941 in Shreveport, Louisiana), better known by the stage name Brenton Wood, is an American singer and songwriter, best known for his two 1967 hits: "The Oogum Boogum Song" and "Gimme Little Sign". When he was a child his family moved west to San Pedro in Los Angeles, California. In his high school years his family relocated to nearby Compton, where Brenton became a member of the Compton High School track team and received several awards for his athletic achievements.