Ashton, Gardner And Dyke was a pop-rock trio from England formed in 1968 and made up of Tony Ashton (keyboards), Kim Gardner (bass) and Roy Dyke (drums). They scored a Top 40 hit in 1971 with Resurrection Shuffle, which went to number three in the U.K., but they broke up in 1972. After their demise, Tony Ashton went on to play for Medicine Head, and was briefly in Family before teaming up again with Deep Purple's Jon Lord in Ashton & Lord. Later still he appeared with Lord and Purple's drummer Ian Paice as Paice, Ashton & Lord. Dyke and then Gardner joined Badger. Ashton died of cancer, on 28 May 2001. Gardner also died of cancer in 2001, in Los Angeles, California on 24 October (also aged 55).