Astronomy Domine is the live first track on Pink Floyd's double-album Ummagumma. The progressive rock group's fourth album was released in November 1969 by Harvest Records. The first disc consists of live recordings from concerts at Mothers Club in Birmingham and the College of Commerce in Manchester. Astronomy Domine is accompanied with on-screen lyrics. Ummagumma is the first Pink Floyd album I ever purchased.
Pink Floyd personnel on Ummagumma is David Gilmour – lead guitar, vocals
Nick Mason – drums, percussion
Roger Waters – bass guitar, vocals
Richard Wright – Hammond organ, piano, Mellotron, vocals.
Space Rock music evokes an interstellar journey. Syd Barrett started the sub-genre with his trip into the cosmos on his composition. Astronomy Domine was first recorded on Pink Floyd's 1967 debut album The Piper At The Gates of Dawn.
British television host Hans Keller outrageous interview with Syd Barrett and Roger Waters follows their 1967 performance of Astronomy Domine (7:56).