From the books we have available, Money seemed to be a bit of obsession with Dave. I
recently read an interview with Jane Bowers who though Dave was always trying to put his name on her songs.
: That thought caught me as well. They appear to be getting along so well, all acrimony
: invisible outside their little shell. I'd really like to know if there was anything
: Nick and Bob enjoyed about working with, or hanging out, with Dave at this time?
: Dave apparently thought Nick was on his side when the chips were down.
: The other thing that caught me was the escapism from issues of the day. We tend to
: think of those 1958-60 years as problem free, but they weren't. We worried about
: Russian bombers and rockets all the time. For so many of us, racial struggles were
: something that happened in "a few exclusive areas", not in our town or
: neighborhoods. Talk about being isolated and naive!
: One last thing are the number of recording artists who had longevity versus those in
: the ads who simply evaporated into nothingness. It's all very fascinating.