Did you know that Republican presidential candidate--likely the most Bible-lovin' of the bunch; he's a Baptist minister--Mike Huckabee is in a band? The former Arkansas governor (who, strangely, also hails from Bill Clinton's hometown of Hope, AR) plays bass in a classic-rock band called Capitol Offense. Oh, hell yeah.
Clinton and his smooth 90s sax can step aside because this is no cutesy campaign trick: Huckabee received his first guitar after the Beatles broke, and--shades of Bryan Adams--played it til his fingers bled (though it was the Christmas of ''66).
The Huck (surely someone has bestowed this diminutive on him by now) and his pals from his Little Rock administration rock the free world, drifting from hard rock to blues-pop to soul with covers of "Born to Be Wild," "Fortunate Son," "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "Dock of the Bay," "Brown Eyed Girl," "Taking Care of Business," "Honky Tonk Woman," and, the track that spawned a million lighters held aloft (and rocked the house in Iowa), "Free Bird."