Born October 7, 1962 in Birmingham, AL, Dale Watson comes from a musical family. His
uncle Jim played with Merle Travis and his father Don was a truck driving singing
Dale received his first guitar lessons
from his brother Jim and began writing songs at 12.
Dale moved with his family to Texas
during his teen years and began playing local clubs and honky tonks around Houston.
In 1988 with the encouragment of Rosie
Flores, Dale relocated to Southern California where he secured a gig at the Palomino Club.
Following an appearance in the movie,
The Thing Called Love, Dave headed to Nashville and then Austin where he currently
Dale is extremely popular in Europe
and Australia and has been a part of compilations and albums that have been released
exclusively in those regions.
Dale's discography includes:
Cheatin' Heart Attack (1995 on Hightone)
Blessed or Damned (1996 on Hightone)
I Hate These Songs (1997 on Hightone)
Truckin' Sessions (1998 on Koch)
Every Song I Write Is for You (2001 on Audium)
in Texas (2001 on Audium)
Live in London, England (2002 in Audium
Best of the HighTone Years (2002 on Hightone)
Watson (Official Site)