The best things in life are freeBut you can keep them for the birds and beesNow give me moneyThat’s what I want �

In the early days of the dot-com boom, it really seemed like “the best things in life (were) free,” as Barrett Strong, and then The Beatles sang in “Money (That’s What I Want), the classic Berry Gordy-Janie Bradford ode to pecuniary pursuits and happiness that so many artists have performed.