Mike Mirabella

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'Papa' Mike Mirabella

Papa Mike is a long time writer-composer known for his children’s songs, “Sister Butterfly,” “I Am So Like You,” and “I Used To Be Shy.”

I was—and still am—that wee lad in our story, sitting wide-eyed and half-believing (but never tiring of hearing), those wonder-filled stories told by 'salty old jacks.'

Mike wrote the text of “On The Luck Of An Irish Sailor” when he was 15 years old, but it wasn’t until 50 years later that Mike was encouraged to develop the story into a children’s book and record the song.

In his early career Mike performed with The Tradesmen and other San Francisco Bay Area folk groups and arranged compositions. In the mid-70's, he joined "The California Wind Children" (CWC), a choral group of young sing
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On The Luck OfAn Irish Sailor

I have been visiting Barnes&Noble stores, reading and singing to young children. Lots of fun getting dressed up in costume as an old 17th Centery sailor and playing the part. Just came back from Dallas B&N store in Preston, and signing my book, On The Luck Of An Irish Sailor in the B&N stores in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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