Jewel Akens was born in Houston, Texas and during 1960, formed the the duo, Eddie and Jewel with Eddie Daniels.
By 1965 he was signed to the Era label as a solo single. His first release, “The Birds and The Bees,” became his only to 40 single. Released Jan. 23, 1965, it reached number three on the BILLBOARD MAGAZINE pop Singles Chart.
He had one more minor hit later that same year but that was the end of his commercial success. Still, he continues to tour and perform down to the present day.
Let me tell you about the birds and the bees, the flowers and the trees.” A memerable American single from the Beatles era.