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These will be some Rarer tunes (Mod, powerpop, punk, ska, - if it's got a good sound I'll post it) ripped from my vinyl collection. The idea is that now you Know about them, You can seek them out!
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Thursday, 16 September 2010

The Beans - No Boys For You (1980)

B1 - Pressure
B2 - Ravel it up

Great bit of mod/ska from this (Leeds Based) Yorkshire band.

Rob Standeven (Voc Guitar)
Mark Challinor (Bass)
Paul Granger (Drums)

with the aid of  Tony Rex on guitar for the recording of the 45 (around 750 pressed)

The record was recorded at the RAM studios, Leeds (Of which according to the Woolcity Rocker #7 Paul was an engineer

They also contributed two tracks to the Leeds Compilation "The Art Of Solving Problems"

This record also comes in a "green on white" sleeve & according to Rob there may have been other variations

Useless info:  Standeven (apparently a name that originates from the Norman conquest, mainly found in the Gloucestershire area - amazing what you can find out nowadays)

Thanks To Rob & his wife Kristina for the extra info

Sounds & scans below



  1. I really like this. Thanks a lot Bruce.

  2. I prefer The Boys' "No Beans for You." ;-)

  3. Hi Bruce(?),

    nice blog you have here - I'll certainly be snaffling this here Beans 7".

    Just a heads-up - the WCR~5 link is now fixed over at: http://si-site-nogsy.blogspot.com/2010/08/were-from-bradford.html

    All the best

  4. Thanks Si - I'm downloading it now!!

  5. That was my husband's band!!! How did you find it?

  6. Extra info has been added to the post

  7. love this band/ep - was at school when it came out & our teacher suggested we listen to it! i'm uploading it to youtube soon...my user name yantree

  8. oh, i ripped it one side at a time so 'no boys for you' is :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iva4p05n20A&feature=youtu.be

    and the b side...'ravel it up' & 'pressure' has another youtube address

    leeds was/is a happening place for cool music!

  9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7ej96qOdHQ&feature=youtu.be

    pressure get too hot