- From Viburnern, Missouri (in the Ozarks). Grew up in Columbia, Missouri.
- A singer/songwriter who co-wrote the song “Life Goes On,” from the award-winning album Life Goes On by “Musicians Against Childhood Cancer.”
- Wrote “Run Secretariat Run” which was performed at the 2011 Secretariat Festival in Louisville.
- 2013, released project of his original songs Dale Pyatt & The Chickengrease Band (no label).