American musician and guitarist, born 6 October 1949.
Sid McGinnis joined "Late Night with David Letterman" in 1984 as guest guitarist of the week and remained as a permanent guitarist with Letterman ever since. He has toured with Barry Manilow, Peter Gabriel, Carly Simon and Laurie Anderson, and recorded with such diverse artists as Dire Straits, Ashford & Simpson, David Lee Roth, Bob Dylan and David Bowie. McGinnis was born in Pittsburgh and lives and rebuilds his guitar amplifiers in the New York area. His birth date is Oct. 6.
The Late Show with David Letterman - member of The CBS Orchestra