Will E. Haines (d. 1958)

Will E. Haines wrote hits for Gracie Fields, including Sally (Pride Of Our Alley) (with Harry Leon and Leo Towers, 1930); He’s Dead But He Won’t Lie Down (with Maurice Beresford and Jimmy Harper, 1932); and The Biggest Aspidistra In The World (with Jimmy Harper and Tommie Connor, 1938); and George Formby Jr.’s In My Little Snapshot Album (with Harry Parr-Davies and Jimmy Harper, 1938).

Haines and Godfrey collaborated on What’s The Use Of Playing “Home Sweet Home” (1907); How’s Your Mother? She’s All Right! (with Ralph Butler, 1929); and I Like Your Company (with Harry Staunton, date uncertain).