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The bittersweet redemption of Vashti Bunyan

Vashti Bunyan’s record Just Another Diamond Day

May 1965, British singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan released her first single, “Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind.” Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, the song was not a hit.

Bunyan wasn’t into the swinging London scene so she and her art school boyfriend, having no car…