If you’ve had your fill of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and similar high browed music of the season, there’s an alternative. Streaming folk music is available free on the net, and here’s a great list of stations with clickable links. One of my favorites is Kent State University’s Folk Alley. Most of the listening works just fine on a dial-up connection. Furthermore, here’s a nice collection of bawdy songs to warm the cockles of the heart of fans of the Rude Pundit. The list compiler hasn’t made them all free, but what the hell, Mr. Scrooge wasn’t such a bad guy after all.