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Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra record Harlemania and Japanese Dream for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
The Walt Disney ainimated musical feature Peter Pan is released to cinemas in Japan, Asia. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
CBS-tv in the USA broadcasts the documentary Duke Ellington Swings Through Japan.
Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is by The Beatles is released as a single in Japan, Asia, on Toshiba-Odeon Records.
Singer, songwriter and pianist Miki Yoshinaka is born in Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
Hiroshi Morie is born in Amagasaki, Japan, Asia. He will find fame as Heath, a musician, singer and songwriter, best known as bass player of the heavy metal band X Japan from 1992.
The Foundations play the third of six nights in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
John Lennon of The Beatles marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar (near Spain), Europe. Their marriage and the events surrounding it will inspire Lennon to write the song The Ballad Of John And Yoko for The Beatles.
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Petula Clark begins a week of dates at The Place Des Arts, Montreal, Canada. During the week she goes to visit John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their Montreal Bed-In.
Seventeen-year-old Jonathan Jackson attempts to negotiate the release of the jailed Soledad Brothers (including his older brother George) by kidnapping Superior Court judge Harold Haley from the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, California. The attempt goes disastrously wrong when a shootout erupts, leaving four men dead, including both Jackson and Judge Haley. The incident will propel Angela Davis, owner of the weapons used by Jackson, to national infamy because of media coverage around the manhunt launched to find her. As a political activist, academic and author, Davis attracted much sympathy, and her story will inspire The Rolling Stones' song Sweet Black Angel (1972), and the John Lennon/Yoko Ono song Angela (1972).
Eric Clapton plays at the Koseinkin Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays the last of five nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On his The Touring Principle tour, Gary Numan plays at the Nippon Seinenkan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
The live double album Just One Night by Eric Clapton enters the Billboard Top 40 albums chart in the USA where it will peak at No2 during a nineteen–week stay. The album was recorded at The Budokan in Japan, Asia.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono officially announce that they are recording a comeback album at the Hit Factory in New York City, USA. On the same day, Cheap Trick drummer, Bun E. Carlos, and guitarist, Rick Nielsen, are fired from the album sessions by Ono.
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On their Slippery When Wet tour, Bon Jovi play the third of five nights at The Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones begins a solo tour of Japan, Asia, with the first of four nights at the Osaka Castle Hall.
Jeff Beck And The Steve Lukather Band play at Yokohama Arena, Kanagawa, Japan, Asia.
Japanese pop group CoCo release their debut LP, Strawberry, in Japan, Asia.
X JAPAN play at Niigata-shi Sangyo Shinko Center, Niigata, Japan, Asia.
Ronnie Lane is interviewed for radio while in Japan, Asia, on tour.
LUNA SEA play at Moda Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Michael Monroe plays at Sangyo Bunka Kaikan, Kawasaki, Japan, Asia.
On the Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays a third night in Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Marky Ramone plays at King Kobra, Yotsuhashi, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
DuelJewel play at E.L.L, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
DuelJewel play at Shinjuku Loft, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
W-inds play at The National Stadium, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Deep Purple, Mad Capsule Markets, Rooster, Duran Duran, Echo And The Bunnymen, Interpol, The Subways, Mew, The Arcade Fire, Hal, Her Space Holiday and others play at The Summer Sonic festival in Chiba Marine Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
On her Monster Ball Tour, Lady Gaga plays the first of two nights at the Yokohama Arena, Yokohama, Japan, Asia.
OUTRAGE play at Sound Crue, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Yoko Ono gives a presentation at the Grey Seminar as part of the 57th International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France, Europe.
The term 'Britney Spears Dead? briefly becomes the most popular search term on Google, after rumours of her death begin spreading.
The Eagles play at The Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
Boy band Shinee play the first of two nights at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Paul McCartney quietly leaves Japan, Asia, on a charter flight for an unspecified destination after being treated in hospital for a virus infection which resulated in the cancellation of several concerts.
Girls' Generation play the second of two nights at Nippon Gaishi Hall, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Tokyo Girls' Style play their first ever American concert at the 2014 J-Pop Summit in Union Square, San Francisco, California, USA.
On her ArtRave : The Artpop Ball tour, Lady Gaga plays the second of two nights at Chiba Marine Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Dead End play at Reny, Shinjuku, Japan, Asia.
X Japan play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
German pianist/composer Hauschka records a live improvised LP, 2.11.2014, in Artegio, a remote museum on the island of Kyushu, Japan, Asia. The two pieces of music will be released during 2015 on City Slang Records in the UK.
Joanna Newsom plays the first of two nights at Christ Shinagawa Church Gloria Chapel, Tokyo, Japan, Oceania.
Vamps play at Zepp, Sapporo, Japan, Asia.
Ningen Isu release a new LP, Kaidan: Soshite Shi to Eros, in Japan, Asia.
During the Asia / Oceania leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses play at World Memorial Hall, Kobe, Japan, Asia, supported by Baby Metal. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers begin a string of dates supported by Babymetal with a show at The Verizon Center, Washington DC, USA.
Eiks releases her debut LP, Braids, as a digital-only album.
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