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Wilbur "Bad" Bascomb is an American bassist who has played on numerous jazz and funk recordings.

He has recorded with Galt McDermot, Jeff Beck, James Brown, and B.B. King. Known for his performance on Jeff Beck's Wired album and the soundtrack for the 1979 film version of Hair, he co-wrote "Head For Backstage Pass", a riff-based jam featured on Wired, in which he plays an extensive bass solo in the introduction.

His song "Black Grass" from his Black grass music album was also included in the influential breakbeat compilation Ultimate Breaks and Beats.