British Crooner Frankie Vaughan Dies

British crooner Frankie Vaughan, whose hits included "Green Door"

and "Garden of Eden," died Friday (Sept. 17) at the age of 71, the

Associated Press reported. Vaughan (born Frank Abelson), who had

surgery for a heart problem in May, died at his home in southern England

and was buried Friday afternoon. "He died peacefully with his family and

was buried in accordance with the Jewish tradition," read a statement

from Vaughan's agent. The singer also found success in film, starring

with Marilyn Monroe in the 1960 movie "Let's Make Love."