The theory has been floated before that George’s youthful indiscretions in drug abues and addiction to alcohol may be having an effect on his brain. While I’m sure we’ll never know for sure – here is a video comparing his vocal performance from 10 years ago with now. It’s quite remarkable. Seeing him 10 years ago, I can understand why he might be so magnetic. His hick-ish quality comes off as unassuming instead of bumbling dumbass.