Entertaining Tucson Across the Decades

“Entertaining Tucson Across the Decades” is a three volume set with more than 700 pages of local Tucson entertainment covering 50 years from the 1950s through the end of the 1990s.

Each volume contains hundreds of pages of interviews, original photographs, and stories about the rise and fall of local musicians, actors and actresses who lived in Tucson during the last half century.

Each volume includes an index of thousands of names and bands that have performed in Tucson’s nightclubs and venues. These articles were published in the Entertainment Magazine, Tucson Teen and Newsreal newspapers in Tucson, Arizona during the 1970s through 1990s. Entertainment Magazine is the print version of the Entertainment Magazine web site, the publisher of this site.

Popular bands like Statesboro Blues Band, Sam and Bobby Taylor, Marshmallow Overcoat, The Sidewinders, Giant Sandworms, Dearly Beloved, Linda Ronstadt, Rex Allen, Dean Armstrong, Mickey Geco, Neon Prophet and hundreds more tell their story as it happened, month by month. “Entertaining Tucson” is published by Robert Zucker, Entertainment Magazine publisher and founder. The Entertainment Magazine has been publishing online as EMOL.org since 1995.

Read sample chapters at “EntertainTucson.com and purchase copies at a discount at Amazon.com. Copies are also available at Summit Hut locations, Mostly Books in Tucson and the Oracle Inn in Oracle, Arizona.

Purchase Autographed Copies from the Author

Purchase either volume separately, or together as a set for a 20% discount. Purchases are secured through PayPal. Use your VISa, MasterCard, DiscoverCard or debit card. All copies are signed by the author when purchased. Mailing is standard shipping through UPS or USPS. Note: Your charges will show BZB Publishing as the seller.

Entertaining Tucson Vol. 1 by Robert E. Zucker

Purchase Volume 1 (1950s-1985): $20.00




Entertaining Tucson Vol. 1 by Robert E. Zucker


Entertaining Tucson Vol. 2 by Robert E. Zucker

Purchase Volume 2 (1985-1989): $15




Entertaining Tucson Vol. 2 by Robert E. Zucker


Entertaining Tucson Vol. 3 by Robert E. Zucker


Purchase Volume 3 (1990s): $15.00




Entertaining Tucson Vol. 3 by Robert E. Zucker


Purchase the 3-volume set at a 20% discount: $40



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