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Answer from @Goldie
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Elvis Costello


Psycho

Can Mary fry some fish, mama
I`m as hungry as can be
Oh lord, how I wish, mama
You could stop the baby cryin`
`Cause my head is killing me

I saw my ex again last night mama
She was at the dance at Miller`s store
She was with that Jackie White mama
I killed them both
And they`re buried under Jacob`s sycamore

You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
I didn`t mean to break your cup
You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
You better let `em lock me up

Oh, don`t hand me Johnny`s pup mama
As I might squeeze him too tight
I`m havin` crazy dreams again mama
So let me tell you `bout last night
I woke up in Johnny`s room mama
Standing right there by his bed
With my hands around his throat mama
Wishing both of us were dead

You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
I just killed Johnny`s pup
You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
You`d better let `em lock me up

Oh you recall that little girl mama
I believe her name was Betty Clark
Oh don`t tell me that she`s dead mama
`Cause I just saw her in the park
We were sitting on a bench mama
Thinking of a game to play
Seems I was holding a wrench mama
Then my mind just walked away

You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
I didn`t mean to break your cup
You think I`m psycho don`t you mama
Mama why don`t you get up?

It's on the Almost Blue cd, which is available through amazon.com from third party sellers.
 
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Answer from krazykiwi
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Elvis Costello


The song was actually written by Leon Payne, about the UT Austin tower shootings.  There's a great rundown of the back story and the lyrics in the source link.

A lot of people have sung it, but the best known version is surely that of Elvis Costello, especially the live one.
Sources: http://atangledweb.squarespace.com/tangled-articles/behind-the-songleon-payne.html
 
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Comments on this question:

THE ORIGINAL SINGER IS NOT ELVIS COSTELLO!!!!!!!!!!!!!
THE ORIGINAL AND SPOOKIER AND MUCH BETTER VERSION IS BY EDDIE NOACK

HE'S AN OLD COUNTRY SINGER, HIS SONG HAS BEEN REMADE BY A FEW OTHER ARTISTS TO BUT NONE OF THEM COMPARE