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Jewel Akens (born 12 September 1933, Houston, Texas) is an American singer and record producer.

He first recorded with Eddie Daniels as Jewel and Eddie on the Silver Records label in 1960. A number of his recordings featured Eddie Cochran on guitar.

He later went solo and recorded “The Birds And The Bees” in 1965, on the Era Records label. The single went to Number 3 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart that year, and Number 2 on the Cash Box chart. Across the Pond it reached Number 29 in the UK Singles Chart. But the follow-up, “Georgie Porgie” only reached Number 68.

Edited by Jacob_Grimm on 12 Nov 2010, 22:52

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