Do you hear what I hear? Free holiday tunes

Holiday records
Holiday records

Rockin' around the Christmas tree is easier and cheaper this season with the advent of online music Web sites that encourage users to create free customized holiday music playlists.

From the First Noel to the final strains of Auld Lang Syne, Web sites such as Pandora, Jango, and Grooveshark want to be the commercial-free soundtrack of your life as you deck the hallsor head home for the holidays. Stash the CDs, ditch downloading and avoid pesky carolers.