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Many people believe that traditional church music is vastly superior to the contemporary church music being written today. But the date on which a song was written does not insure it’s worth either theologically or musically. Milburn Price, a Church Music professor, gave the following example in an article he wrote called, "Tensions in Church Music":

"The bells of Hell go ting-a-ling-a-ling

For you, but not for me.

The blessed angels sing-a-ling-a-ling

Through all eternity.

"O death, where is they sting-a-ling-a-ling?

O grave, thy victory?

No ting-a-ling-a-ling, no sting-a-ling-a-ling,

But sing-a-ling-a-ling...

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