Ninety Nine Beat Up Old Hymnals On The Wall . . .
Another of my favorite myths has been shattered - or at least is taking a pretty good beating. I've always thought that many old hymns were set to tunes of old drinking songs of their day. According to this article titled, "Methodists Change Tune On Tavern Hymn Theory" in the New York Daily News, it turns out that it might not be so . . .