Chicago native, Dale Williams was born on the south side of Chicago.
While in high school he learned to play the guitar, and became a regular musician at clubs such as the Checkerboard, Theresa's, The Queen Bee, and the Kingston Mines. During this time, he played alongside various music legends in jam sessions. These artists included Lefty Dizz, Son Seals Jr, and Wells James Cotton. Williams also toured with Little Milton and Oscar Brown Jr.
In 1971, he was introduced to Sun-Ra in Philadelphia, which ultimately led to many recordings on Sun-Ra's albums. After the touring, the sessions, and the performances with Sun-Ra, Dale joined the band backing Jean Carn and moved to Washington DC. There he formed the Dale Williams Blues Band, with Phil Wiggins on harmonica. The Dale Williams Blues Band later became the Dale Williams Band /Rock. Both became local favorites and received rave reviews.
Dale Williams now resides in Los Angeles and works as side man for artists such as Rebbie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Mighty Mo Rodgers, Dorothy Moore, LLCool J, Solomon Burke, Howard Hewitt, Faith Evans, and Brandy.
In April 2012 Dale Williams released his single "A Little Bit Of Love ", and later "Lose'n Everything", which appeared in the September 2012 ﬁlm "The Tall Man".
In January 2013, William's album " Heaven's Got The Blues" , a blues and rock CD; which contains 11 new songs will be available on BlueBoy Records. The recording features Dale Williams' stylistic guitar, accompanied by musicians Glen Fisher, Yuko Tamura, Richard Sellers, and Terry Scott. Williams' first Indie label release will boast ﬁrey guitar solos, hypnotizing grooves, and a blend of Chicago Blues, Rock and Soul.