The Merry-Go-Round were a Los Angeles based pop band, best known for producing singer/songwriter Emitt Rhodes and featuring Joel Larson on drums Gary Kato on bass, Bill Rinehart on guitar. The band released only one full length album, The Merry-Go-Round (album) (1967). "Live", the first single from their album, was a top 10 smash at both KHJ in Los Angeles and KGB in San Diego, although it failed to crack the top 50 on the national charts. "Live" was covered by The Bangles in on their 1984 album All Over the Place. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.