The Blue Shadows is a group of renowned and accomplished artists. John Bazz on bass and Bill Bateman on drums both of The Blasters, Javier Matos - vocals, guitar, harmonica. "Diamond Needles" has something for everyone with a delightful blend of blues, rockabilly, country-punk and cajun. With their diverse influences apparent, and individual styles shining bright on this album, it's a must have in your collection. Guaranteed to have you recommending to friends. Guests on guitar: Jonny Two Bags (Social Distortion),
Dave Alvin (the Blasters), Kid Ramos (Fabulous Thunderbirds, Los Fabulocos), Piano - Aaron Deily (Rumble Kings).