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November 07, 2014
To the Aken's family. May you all continue to rely on God during your time of mourning. Proverbs 3:5,6
May 17, 2014
Uncle, Thanks you for being a Dad and my sweet Uncle thanks for give me away at my wedding you looked so handsome , I will always miss and love you...Nan
December 23, 2013
I would like to express my sincere condolences to the Akens family. May God be your strength and refuge during this difficult time. (Psalms 461:1)
November 17, 2013
Mr. Akens, gave me my first gig as a roadie. And for that, I' will always be grateful!
Rest In Peace....
November 14, 2013
A LIGHT FOR MY PAPA,YOU ARE LOVED AND MISSED MORE AND MORE EVERYDAY..YOUR SON..RICHARD AKENS DICKSON.
October 16, 2013
I am sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in the words written at (Jeremiah 29:11,12)
October 07, 2013
With deepest sympathy to the Akens family during your time of grief...God is for you a "refuge and strength," A help that is there to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with "peace and comfort" to endure the days ahead...(Psalm 62:8).
October 02, 2013
I had the opportunity to book Jewel many times in the past. He was such a nice guy, easy to negotiate with and a down to earth person. He will be missed by a lot of people that love him. Rest in peace Jewel ...
August 02, 2013
how I REMEMBER THAT SONG FROM YEARS AGO WHEN I WAS YOUNG IT BRINGS BACK A LOT OF MEMORIES
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS
June 08, 2013
I love you so much papa,and I will always and forever miss you. You have been a true blessing in my life and I was proud to be one of you four dots...thanks for calling me your son.
April 02, 2013
I knew Jewel only briefly, but I considered him a friend. Looking through some old clippings, I found out that I did a show with him when I was just a teenager,when he was part of Jewel and Eddie.
March 22, 2013
March 20, 2013
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
March 20, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
March 15, 2013
I remember singing this song as a young person. It was the kind of music that you enjoyed listening to. My heart goes out to Mr. Akens family and friends. May the God of all comfort provide comfort to all in your time of grief. 2Cor.1:4.
March 13, 2013
So sorry for your lost. May u get comfort when you become sad.
March 13, 2013
MEET HIM MANY YEARS AGO, VERY NICE PERSON, I'M HIS SISTER DOROTHY'S, NEPHEW BY MARRIAGE. BUT TO THE FAMILY, YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY FOR YOUR LOST, AND HEAVEN GAIN
March 12, 2013
Let me tell you about the Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees. I loved that song My mom would always sing that song when I was a little girl. May God comfort your family And God bless you.
March 12, 2013
Rip mr akens
March 12, 2013
To the family and friends of Mr. Akens you have my deepest sympahty for your loss. May the God of comfort who comforts all in a time of need, comfort you at this time.
March 11, 2013
I played this song over and over and over, when I was a child. I am so saddened for the family.
March 11, 2013
So sorry for your loss! I alway's liked the hit he made on his own. I sang along evertime I heard it on the radio
as well at everytime the tune came into my mind.!!!
March 10, 2013
So sorry for your loss. I grew up with my mom and dad singing that song to us kids all the time. (Birds & Bees). I now sing it to my grandchildren.
March 10, 2013
I loved your Birds and the Bees song, often times referred to as "rocking robin". Rest in peace Mr. Akens.
March 09, 2013
May the family be comforted during this time of sorrow and grief. Psalm 147:3
March 09, 2013
I can remember the song, it was a beautiful song. To the family he will be missed.
March 09, 2013
Mr Birds and the The Bees, you were an amazing Man, and raised a phenominal Granddaughter who I am blessed to have a 15 year friendship with. You will be VERY missed, God bless you
Love Terriel
March 09, 2013
Classic song from a classy man rip from jr in san antonio tx
March 09, 2013
R I P Uncle Jewel gone but not forgotten
March 09, 2013
May the God of all comfort and peace be with Akens family in the days ahead.Acts24:15.
March 09, 2013
RIP Uncle Jewel. You will be missed.
March 08, 2013
My mom's brother.....my uncle. This man will truly be missed. But what a blessing to know that he suffers no more. To my Aunt Eddie and all my cousins, I know this is a very tough time for you. But the God I serve will be by your side in every breath you take and every step you make. He will see you through this. I will be sending up the prayers for each and everyone of you. Thank God for all the memories we all will forever keep in our hearts. God bless you all and know that I love you all! The Akens--The A-Team--Akens1Love
March 08, 2013
LOVE YOU , UNCLE JEWEL AND GOD BLESS AND KEPT YOU..!
March 08, 2013
Dear, Uncle Jewel I reall going to miss you thanks for being the best Uncle in the world...R.I.P. Nancy
March 08, 2013
RIP with Jesus.
March 08, 2013
Jewel you will be deeply missed. My condolences to his wife Eddie Mae and family. One day I will sing with you again in heaven.
March 07, 2013
We will miss getting together with you and Eddie Mae each Labor Day, miss you singing Sukiyaki in English, your stories about Sam Cooke and other pop stars, but mostly, we will miss you, Jewel. RIP
Pat and Lisa xxxx
March 07, 2013
This songs was before my time, but I here him sing I was three years old , but that song was a great song for me and I, m 51years old and I can still sing along.And it does wonderful things for my Love LIFE NOW. GREAT MAN HE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. AND I'M SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS GOD BLESSED HIM WITH A GREAT VOICE, AND WORDS
March 07, 2013
rip god be with you through all eternalnity!
March 07, 2013
R.I.P. your talent will live forever
March 07, 2013
This songs was before my time, but I heard him sing I was three years old , but that song was a great song for me and I, m 51years old and I can still sing along.And it does wonderful things for my Love LIFE NOW. GREAT MAN HE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. AND I'M SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSS GOD BLESSED HIM WITH A GREAT VOICE, AND WORDS
March 07, 2013
This songs was before my time, but I here him sing I was three years old , but that song was a great song for me and I, m 51years old and I can still sing along.And it does wonderful things for my Love LIFE NOW. GREAT MAN HE WILL TRULY BE MISSED. AND I'M SO SORRY FOR YOU LOSE. GOD BLESSED HIM WITH A GREAT VOICE, AND WORDS
March 07, 2013
Not the end, just the beginning.
March 07, 2013
Sorry for your loss. Jewel was quite a guy. I saw him perform and talked with him personaly on more than one occasion.
March 06, 2013
Saw Jewel in Springfield, MO in the late '70's with the Coasters, then again with 30 yrs of Rock n Roll in IA and FL. What a gentleman. Sorry to hear of this passing.
March 06, 2013
Knew your brother Gentry. Gentry, if you read this, I am sorry for your loss. If Gentry II reads this, I am likewise sorry.
March 06, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. the bible brings comfort at john 17:3
March 06, 2013
MY JEHOVAH BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. ECCESS 9:5,10 HE IS RESTING NOW AWAITING RESURRECTION DAY TOO SEE YOU ALL AGAIN.JEHOVAH WILL STRENGHTEND YOU AND PROTECT YOU.
March 06, 2013
Sorry to here about your
lost.Great man play for me
in a club alabama many times
I would ask to play his song
for 3 or 4 times night.I can
here now.
March 06, 2013
Our Creator plans was for his children live peaceful healthy long lives so know that his plans hasn't changed and are still in progress until then he has Jewel in his memories where he will always be in yours. Isa 55:11
March 06, 2013
My mother loved that song. Birds and Bees RIP.
March 06, 2013
We r very sorry now the lord get him
March 06, 2013
He will be miss alot im very sorry 4 ur lost
March 06, 2013
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 65:2.
March 06, 2013
His Voice N Songs Will Never B Forgotton
March 06, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family, may you find comfort in knowing that Our Heavenly Father is near to those that are broken at heart and those who are crushed in sirit he saves. {Psalm 35:18}
March 06, 2013
Sorry to see you go so soon, but you've done your work here on earth. May peace be with you always.

P.S. Thanks for the song "Birds and the Bees, and the power of love." Way cool man.
March 06, 2013
Hearing this sad news gave me goose bumps! I found myself singing "The Birds and the Bees" just yesterday afternoon!

Go in peace, my friend, and thank you for the music!
March 06, 2013
God bless you, and thank you for your gift of music. Rest in peace ~
March 06, 2013
Another great loss to the world. May the God of Comfort grant this family
peace during this time of sorrow.(2Co.1:2-4)B.Meill
March 06, 2013
My deepest sympathies to the Akens family. May you find comfort in Psalms 46:"God is for us a refuge and strength"
March 06, 2013
GREAT SONG GREAT VOICE R I P
March 06, 2013
So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember my Dad singing this song when I was growing up. Mr. Akens can now sing with the Heavenly Choir. RIP.
March 06, 2013
RIP......
March 06, 2013
R.I.P.
March 06, 2013
I'm sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family.
March 06, 2013
Mr.Akens will be missed by his many fans.May the future hope of an end to sickness and death be a comfort to you- Revelaton 21:3, 4.
March 06, 2013
very good song i still sing it today
March 06, 2013
Great song! Prayers for his many friends, family and fans!
March 06, 2013
I was so happy JEWEL decided to do this song solo after the group rejected it.....a GREAT hit and I use to love to sing along with it even as a young girl.....Not yet a teenager....Still love the song to the day..... God Bless you Jewel Akens (R.I.P.) and Heartfelt Sympathy to the Akens family...... God Bless You All.
March 05, 2013
Thank you for sharing your music. Godspeed Jewel.
March 05, 2013
My mama is the only person I've ever heard sing The "Birds & The Bees". She sang it to us kids and I loved it. The song is etched in my mind forever. RIP!
March 05, 2013
God Bless You,Sweet Soul.
March 05, 2013
March 05, 2013
Great songs are always simple. I can still remember that song in my heart. God Bless!
March 05, 2013
Another "piece" of my childhood gone. Birds and bees.... one of my favorite songs then and now. Rest in peace.
March 05, 2013
I am so sorry about the loss of your dear Mr. Jewel Akens. I know you will truly miss him very much!

Losing someone that is so dear to your heart can truly be very painful.

Please rest assured that you are not alone in the grief. Please know that we are all coping with the loss of a loved one and we would all like the comfort of others to help us through such a trying ordeal.
Please take one day at a time and reminisce over the wonderful memories you were able to share with such a special person. ~Proverbs 18:24
March 05, 2013
Great song great man


Larry p
March 05, 2013
so sorry for your loss love his song now he will be singing in an angel band
March 05, 2013
Mr. Akens music meant a lot to all of us teens growing up in Charlotte, N.C., during the mid sixes. We mourn his passing with respect.

Norris Settlemyre, New York City
March 05, 2013
My condolences to your family during this time of grief. I liked that song.
March 05, 2013
We are so appreciative of the gift that you left for us. It will live on in our memories. An indelible mark has been left in history. We are saddened for the family though. Please be assured that Jewel is resting and will soon be resurrected to a beautiful paradise earth.
March 05, 2013
March 05, 2013
I have loved that song since it first came out! RIP Mr. Akens. You left us all with a beautiful, fun gift!
March 05, 2013
Great song First heard it after leaving USMC bootcamp atParris Is. enroute to Camp Geiger (ITR) Paul Marcoux Truely sorry for your loss
March 05, 2013
Rest in Peace
March 05, 2013
March 05, 2013
Birds and Bees was one the first 45's I ever purchased; I still treasure it and the memory. Thank you Jewel, and may your family be comforted by knowing the joy you brought to so many boomers!
March 05, 2013
Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
March 05, 2013
R.I.P. JEWEL AKENS
March 05, 2013
Sorry to hear of the death of your loved one. Phillipians 4:7
March 05, 2013
rip
March 05, 2013
My condolences to the family. Romans15:4
March 05, 2013
My sincere sympathies to you and your family. I remember hearing that song as a teenager and it always brings back memories. May he rest in peace.
March 05, 2013
Enjoyed your singing.
March 05, 2013
I loved that song"Birds and the Bees" growing up as a child and still do. R.I.P.
March 05, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
March 05, 2013
So sorry for your loss. I remember this song so well and use to sing it all the time.
March 05, 2013
One of my favorite songs from childhood. I sang i to my children and now to my grandchildren. Thanks for staning your ground and singing it even though your group members did not care for it.
March 05, 2013
Akens Family; I'm so sorry for your loss. I did not know Mr. Akens but knew his music
March 05, 2013
Jewel Akens sang one of the very special songs of the 1960s and I'll never forget it. Deepest sympathy to his family.
March 05, 2013
March 05, 2013
Did not know him, but the song made him special. I am sorry for your lost, but grateful for another angel to sang in that heavenly choir of God. The lord will keep you and see you through this transition. DIANA WILLIAMS-FANIEL,ALTADENA,CALIF
March 05, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. I used to sing this song all of the time and dance to it..An ardent fan --Sandra Slater, Louisille Ky
March 05, 2013
What a great vocalist he was, my condolences to the family.
March 05, 2013
I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Akens passing. I grew up listening to his song the Birds and the Bees....I still have it singing in my head. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
March 05, 2013
My sincere condolence for the loss of Jewel your dear loved one. May your fond memories of him bring back good thoughts. Peace and love to your family and friends, and to the spirit that you show. bjluv333@comcast.net
March 05, 2013
RIP -- condolences to Mr. Akens family. I absolutely LOVED that song when I was a kid, sang it all the time. Peace.
March 05, 2013
Thank you Mr. Akens for singing a song I have heard almost every week since I was a child. Rest in Peace and deepest condolences to your family.
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