Yeah, if you didn't write it you aren't going to get paid for it.
Them's the breaks!
And you can't really go out on tour and cash in on one song. Not when it's a song like that, anyway.
She's had a really interesting career: she worked on "The T.A.M.I. Show" back in the 60s, she had bit parts/appearances in "Five Easy Pieces", "Easy Rider", and the Monkees' movie "Head", and she's done choreography for "Laverne & Shirley", David Bowie, and M.C. Hammer!
Girl's been around.
I'm sure she's got some stories. If she's looking for a payday she should start telling some of them.
"He's so out of touch and delusional that he doesn't realize his entire life is built around extravaganza." - Benjamen