I think you and Josh are talking about different things. What you mention is the right to use the KT name, which Bob leased to Marvin et al. a few years ago. Josh seems to be speaking about the royalties on the pre-1967 recordings.
I don't know if Dave signed over the rights to future royalties when Nick, Bob and Werber bought him out in 1961. However, when Bob bought the KT name in the early 1970s, I believe part of the purchase price was him signing over future royalties on the pre-1967 recordings to Nick and Werber. Thus, as I understand it, Bob had and his estate now has no claim on any royalties for pre-1967 recordings. The same would hold true for Marvin et al.
While Josh's post is less than clear, he seems to be alleging that the royalties on the pre-1967 recordings have not been paid to the proper parties. Presumably, Nick's estate is one of those proper parties, and Josh has an interest in that because he's one of Nick's heirs.
Let's remember that Josh's post isn't exactly clear, and we have no idea whether what he's alleging is accurate. Hopefully, George or Bobby Haworth will weigh in because I'm sure they know more about the royalty situation than any of us.
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