- December 24, 1946
- Principally a guitarist, he has also recorded on lute and organ. In 1973 Akkerman was voted 'Best Guitarist in The World' by the readers of the UK magazine, Melody Maker.
- Member of
Brainbox Guitar and organ (1969-1970)
The Hunters Guitar (1965-1967)
Johnny & His Cellar Rockers Guitar (1961-1965)