Ojo Taylor

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Joey "Ojo" Taylor is an American bassist, vocalist, and keyboardist best known for his work with the Christian rock band Undercover.[1] He produced and was a studio musician for Nobody Special, the stage name for his brother, Pat "Nobody" Taylor.[2]

Taylor co-owned the Brainstorm Artists International record label with songwriter and Adam Again frontman, Gene Eugene. He received his MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles and MM from California State University, Fullerton. He teaches History of Rock, Artist Management, Songwriting, Marketing of Recorded Music, Legal Aspects of Music Industry, and Entrepreneurship at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.[3] He is now a self-proclaimed atheist.[4]

Solo projects[edit]

  • Relative (Ojo Taylor, as "Ojo"). 1988, Broken Records.

Undercover discography[edit]

  • Undercover. 1982, MRS Records.
  • God Rules. 1983, A&S Records.
  • Boys and Girls Renounce the World. 1984, A&S Records.
  • Branded. 1986, Blue Collar Records.
  • 3-28-87 (live album). 1988, Broken Records.
  • Balance of Power. 1990, Broken Records.
  • Devotion. 1992, Brainstorm Artists International.
  • Forum. 1994, WAL.
  • Live at Cornerstone 2000. 2000, Millennium 8.
  • I Rose Falling. 2002, Galaxy21 Music.

Re-releases and anthologies[edit]

  • Volume 1 (compilation of Undercover and God Rules). 1988, Broken Records.
  • Volume 2 (compilation of Boys and Girls Renounce the World and Branded). 1988, Broken Records.
  • Anthology Volume 1 (compilation of first four original releases). 1996, Innocent Media.
  • Anthology Volume 2 (compilation of last four original releases). 1996, Innocent Media.
  • Cornerstone 2000 (re-release). 2002, Galaxy21 Music.



  1. ^ Thompson, John J. (November 30, 2000). Raised by wolves: the story of Christian rock & roll. ECW Press. p. 117. ISBN 978-1-55022-421-4. Retrieved June 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "NS History". Retrieved March 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "Joseph Taylor: Associate Professor, Music Industry". www.jmu.edu. Retrieved March 4, 2018.
  4. ^ Taylor, Joey. ""What Happened to You?" Finding My Way By Losing It".