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The Shadows

The Shadows
Formed: 1960
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Disbanded: 1990
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brian Bennett, John Farrar, Jet Harris, Hank Marvin, Cliff Hall, Alan Jones, Brian Locking, Tony Meehan, John Rostill, Alan Tarney, Bruce ...See All
Biography: The Shadows are usually thought of as the quintessential British instrumental group and, along with the American band the Ventures and the Swedish group the Spotnicks, one of the most popular instrumental groups in the world. But that barely tells the story of their true significance in the history of ...Read full biography
The Shadows  [1961]
Released: 1961
Label: EMI
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Having already scored three major U.K. smashes, the Shadows confirmed their independence from singer Cliff Richard with an eponymous album which rates among the most accomplished British LPs of the pre- ...Read full review
Final Tour
Released: 2004
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So long, farewell...the Shadows had been around so long that it felt like they'd go on forever. But their tours had been growing more sporadic as the years piled up behind them and, when 2004 brought the ...Read full review