Watching the Detectives – Elvis Costello

“Watching the Detectives” by Elvis Costello is considered by Rolling Stone magazine to be #354 on their all-time list of the 500 greatest songs of all-time.  This record was first released by Elvis in 1977 on his “My Aim is True” album, which also features “Allison”  which is where he got the name for the album itself.  The song is not traditional Costello in that it has a heavy Reggae/Dub influence fused into it.  My favorite part of the song is in the third verse when Costello sings “it only took my little fingers to blow you away” gangsta…