|Gimme Little Sign|
Single by Brenton Wood
from the album The Oogum Boogum Song
Genre R&B, Soul, Pop
Label Double Shot
Writer(s) Jerry Winn, Alfred Smith and Joseph Hooven
"Gimme Little Sign" is a classic soul music song by Brenton Wood.
It was released in 1967 on the album The Oogum Boogum Song.
It was written by Jerry Winn, Alfred Smith (Brenton Wood) and Joseph Hooven.
The most well known version is by Brenton Wood, which peaked at number 9 in the U.S., but it has also been a hit for Danielle Brisebois in 1995, also covered by the Sattalites, Hepcat, Mina, Don Dixon and Peter Andre.
Peter Andre's version was his second single, released in 1992, which went on to win him an ARIA Award in 1993 for highest-selling Australian single of the year (it was 12th overall).
It was also covered by Roberto Jordán and Cox in one Spanish version ("Hazme Una Señal") and by Los Straitjackets in another ("Dame Una Seña").
Jay Dee aka J-Dilla remixed the song, which was released as a 45 rpm promo.The song was also recorded by Constant Meeuws singer/guitarist from a Dutch group called Skateboard at the end of the 70's and was produced by Rudy Bennett from the Motions.The single was released by Polydor.