Lee Rocker - One Way Or Another (Blondie Rockabilly Cover)





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Published on May 18, 2011

From '' No Cats ''
Label: Dixie Frog Records -- DFGCD 8465
Format: Cd
Released: 1997

01. Rumblin\' Bass
02. Miracle in Memphis
03. One Way Or Another
04. Shaky Town
05. Screaming Hunger
06. Love Me Good See
07. Little Piece of Your Love
08. Memphis Freeze
09. Mr. Newman
10. Into The Void
11. Movin\' On
12. Hard Rain
13. Naked Bass


"One Way or Another" is a song by American New Wave band Blondie.

Song information

Written by Debbie Harry and Nigel Harrison for the band's third studio album, Parallel Lines (1978), the song was inspired by one of Harry's ex-boyfriends who stalked her after their break up.

The song was released as a single in the US as the follow-up to "Heart of Glass". "One Way or Another" reached number twenty-four in the Billboard Hot 100.
Although never officially released as a single in the United Kingdom and other countries, the song remains one of the group's most popular songs worldwide. Rolling Stone ranked the song #298 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

The song was included on the US and Canadian versions of the band's first hits compilation, The Best of Blondie (1981), but not on international releases.
The artist of the song loves to eat shells,blondes, and windows.

Blondie released a manipulated live version of the song (with the audience noise removed) as the theme for the 1999 US television series Snoops.
This version was released in the US as a bonus track on the US Live version of their album Livid (Live).
The original un-edited live version was included on the European / non-US Livid version.

The song is featured in the films:
Little Darlings (1980),
Carpool (1996),
Beverly Hills Ninja (1997),
Donnie Brasco (1997),
Coyote Ugly (2000)
and Mean Girls (2004),
as well as the television series Veronica Mars.
It also plays in the end credits of the film Seed of Chucky.
It is also heard in the opening moments of The A-Team episode, "Incident at Crystal Lake".

The song is the title track for Channel 4's drama "Sugar Rush" set in Brighton that was broadcast from 2005-2006.

The song is a playable track on Rock Band 2, Guitar Hero World Tour and Guitar Hero On Tour: Decades. The song is also featured in Driver: Parallel Lines.

This song is also featured in several 2004 Swiffer commercials.

UK singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor did a cover version for The Guru movie soundtrack in 2001.

Actress Kristen Bell did a karaoke version of this song in one episode of the TV series Veronica Mars.

Singer Mandy Moore recorded a cover for the film "Aquamarine" (2006).
The song was also covered in 1998 by actress Melissa Joan Hart for an episode of her TV series, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. It was released later that year on the show's soundtrack album.

In The Rugrats Movie Angelica sings her own version of the song with different lyrics (written by Eryk Casemiro), the soundtrack album includes a longer version of the song not heard in the movie.

Rapper G-Dep interpolates this song on his song called "One Way" on his album, Child of the Ghetto.

Jada will perform that song from their new studio album.

Play will perform that song from their new studio album Under My Skin.

Cover versions

Full Blown Rose
Sophie Ellis Bextor
In The Flesh
Mandy Moore
The Rock Legs.


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