about

With the seeming nonchalance of one who has nothing but time on his side, Paul Manousos has walked a quiet line for much of his career, one that some might say has left him a shadow figure on the current musical map, particularly on his home turf; the San Francisco Bay Area. But lack of hyperbole aside, Paul's musical talents are rich and well-tested. From coast to coast, here and abroad, in darkened dens and smoke-ringed dives, through gilded former movie palaces and the slightly less ornate living rooms of friends and fans Paul has shown that above all, his voice is the main game. That voice, with its power and nuance that easily keeps company with such greats as Otis Redding, Mick Jagger, Elvis Costello and Roy Orbison yet stands so firmly on its own merits — huge, expressive, and unmistakably Paul's own.

But don't make the mistake of thinking that it is only the voice. Paul is also an accomplished crafter of songs that consistently strike gold with his listeners. He makes certain when he lets it all go, he lets it go with something to say. His are songs that will touch your heart, soothe your soul, feed your head and feel totally great when you sing them to yourself in the shower.

1. Where did you take your profile pic?
On The Roof!

2. What exactly are you wearing right now?
Vintage western shirt, Jeans and boots

3. What is your current problem?
Answering this damn question

4. What makes you happy most?
The need not to be sad

5. What's the name of the song that you're listening to?
MIsty Mountain Hop

6. Name someone with the same birthday as you?
here's a few-Johnny Depp, Napolean Bonaparte, Jackie Wilson

7. Ever sang in front of a large audience?
Yes, I was in the opening act that opened for Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owen's at the Concord Pavillion.

8. Has anyone ever said you looked like a celebrity?
Yes,

9. Do you speak any other languages?
very little

10. Has anyone you've been really close with passed away?
yes

11. Do you ever watch MTV?
nope

12. What's something that really annoys you?
Hypocracy

Chapter 1:
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1. Middle name:
Joseph

2. Nickname(s):
Mr. Par

3. Current location:
My studio

4. Eye color:
Brown

Chapter 2:
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1. Do you get along with your parent(s):
yes

2. Are your parents married/separated/divorced?
moms a long time widow

3. Do you have any siblings?
seven sisters and three brothers

Chapter 3: Favorites
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1. Ice Cream:
roasted peanut butter fudge gelato

2. Season:
Fall

3. Shampoo/conditioner:
don't have one

Chapter 4: Do You...
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1. Dance in the shower?
no

2. Do you write on your hand?
no

3. Call people back?
usually

4. Believe in love?
Always

5 anyone?
Why do you ask?

6. Any bad habits?
Clearing my throat

7. Any mental health issues?
only in my head

Chapter 5: Have You...
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1. Broken a bone?
no

2. Sprained stuff?
yes

3. Had physical therapy?
yes

4. Gotten stitches?
yes

5. Taken painkillers?
yes

6. Gone scuba diving/snorkeling?
no

8. Thrown up at the dentist?
no

9. Sworn in front of your parents?
OUCH!

10. Had detention?
nope

Chapter 6: Who/What was the last...
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1. Movie(s)?
The Beguiled


2. Three people that text you?
Andrew, Peter and Steve

3. Person you called?
Michele

4. Person you hugged?
Michele

5. Person you tackled?
Matt Lucas

6. Person you talked to on IM?
I don't IM

7. Thing you touched?
My Gibson J45

8. Thing you ate?
Five spiced braised pork shoulder


9. Thing you drank?
Big Basin Wines 

10. Thing you said?
Thanks!

Chapter 7: Other.
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1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
Saint Paul

2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
For Democracy

14. WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE?
Eyes

15. RED OR PINK?
Red

16. WHO DO YOU MISS THE MOST?
My Dad

17. WHAT COLOR PANTS AND SHOES ARE YOU WEARING?
Blue and Black

18. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO ABOUT TOMORROW?
Waking Up

19. WHAT ARE YOU LISTENING TO RIGHT NOW?
More Zeppelin

20. IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOR WOULD YOU BE?
a new one

21. FAVORITE SMELLS?
My other

22. WHO WAS THE LAST PERSON YOU TALKED TO ON THE PHONE?
Chef Jacob Alioto

23. DO YOU LIKE THE PERSON WHO SENT THIS TO YOU?
Love her

24. FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH?
UFC

25. HAIR COLOR?
silver and brown

26. EYE COLOR?
Brown

27. DO YOU WEAR CONTACTS?
NO

28. FAVORITE FOOD?
Pizza

29. SCARY MOVIES OR HAPPY ENDINGS?
happy endings

30. LAST TV SHOW YOU WATCHED?
Twin Peaks

31. WHAT COLOR SHIRT ARE YOU WEARING?
Blue

32. SUMMER OR WINTER?
summer

33. HUGS OR KISSES?
kisses

34. MOST LIKELY TO RESPOND?
Yes

35. LEAST LIKELY TO RESPOND?
Yes

36. WHAT BOOK ARE YOU READING NOW?
Oakland Noir 

37. WHAT IS ON YOUR MOUSE PAD?
a mouse

38. WHAT DID YOU WATCH ON TV LAST NIGHT?
Game Of Thrones

39. FAVORITE SOUND(S).
music

40. ROLLING STONES OR BEATLES?
Stones

41. WHAT IS THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME?
Italy

42. DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT?
yes-singing, playing piano, guitar and more

43. WHERE WERE YOU BORN?
Oakland, CA

44. WHOSE ANSWERS ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO GETTING BACK?
All

45. WHO WAS YOUR FAVORITE TEACHER?
Miss Brumm-2nd grade

46. WHAT'S YOUR BIGGEST GOAL/DREAM?
To keep the things I love alive and well in my life!