There is more than one band that goes by the name 'The Shadows'. Two are mentioned below beginning with the more popular, 'The Shadows' a British pop-rock group followed by 'The Shadows' a blues / blues rock band out of the state of Georgia in the United States. I. The Shadows is a British pop-rock group formed in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, in 1958. Since then they have had a total of 69 UK hit-charting singles (35 as The Shadows and 34 as Cliff Richard & The Shadows) over the period from 1960 to the 2000s.