After bumming around North and Central America for a few years, at age 21 Bill Cropper moved to the Columbia Valley and never looked back. Billy has been involved in many creative projects over the years, one of them, a band here in the valley called the Kootenay Rangers who played their brand of silly love songs and topical numbers for a few years.

Along the way Billy has played with a number of musical groups, duos, jam bands and other such riffraff and has enjoyed almost every minute of it. He promises to regale us with story, silly love songs, topical issues, and the occasional political ditty.