Above, Leiber, right, with Elvis and Stoller in 1957.
I doubt if Phyllis and Dean rode in standing room only crowded city busses up and down the Strip loaded full of unbathed oversized sweaty tourists wearing wife-beaters, boob falling out halter tops and under belly fanny packs in 107 degree heat to get from the Denny's in Casino Royale to the Friday night all you can eat crab leg buffet at Circus Circus.
I quickly explained to him the whole story saying I felt he was instrumental in saving my life.
Because of that request, I headed there, crossing the bridge several days later by foot from the Thai city of Mae Sai into Tachileik.
Her deep voice and comparatively earthy maturity allowed Davis to standout from her conventionally youthful peers.
Life as we all know has twists and turns.