Owen Biddle (musician)
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|Born||October 1, 1977|
|Origin||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Genres||Alternative hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Bass guitarist, record producer, songwriter|
|Associated acts||The Roots|
Owen Biddle (born October 1, 1977) is an American bass guitarist, record producer, and songwriter from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, known for his work with hip hop group The Roots On August 25, 2011, he announced he was leaving The Roots to focus on his band, Mister Barrington.
Prior to joining the group, Biddle was credited with production and writing on The Roots' Grammy-nominated album, Game Theory. Other work includes multiple Grammy-winning recordings with John Legend in 2011, Booker T. Jones in 2012; also, with Al Green, Beanie Sigel, Baaba Maal, Jazmine Sullivan, Taylor Dayne, Enemy Earth, Jazzyfatnastees.
He is also a member of The Trolleyvox and was a bassist, composer and member of the Philadelphia-based rock band Pepper's Ghost. Biddle is a member of New York City–based Mister Barrington, along with English keyboardist Oli Rockberger and drum virtuoso Zach Danziger.
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