Boone's parents frown on his arrest in a gambling-house raid and late arrival at a memorial for his brother.
After best friend Rome is inducted, Boone decides to enlist in the Army, against his family's wishes.
Helping Rome's untalented cousin (Karleen Crockett) realize her dream of being a a country singer is a chore for Boone.
Trying to get himself out of a jam, Boone helps a bootlegger named Sonny (Lisa Blount) make one last run.
A fast-talker hires Boone and Rome for what they learn is a scheme to bilk budding songwriters, including Boone's mother.
A TV promoter (Bobby Vinton) gives Boone and Rome a once-in-a-lifetime chance to perform, but they may not get to use it.
Rome will not graduate from high school with Boone if one teacher (James Hampton) in particular has anything to say about it.
A Southern belle (Jennifer Runyon) from a well-to-do family cannot decide whether she likes Boone or Rome best.
Boone's sister is jealous of a banjo-playing orphan (Julie Ann Haddock) he and Rome bring home from the woods.
Boone has to choose between his double date with Rome for the prom or driving an old, blind musician to Memphis.
A disc jockey gives Boone and Rome a chance to compete with another band for a chance to play at the county fair.
Boone pulls singer Lucky Parsons (John Bennett) from a plane crash; sister Susannah is pressured into romance with a young soldier.
Young Boone Sawyer (Tom Byrd) wants to be a country singer, but his mother and father each want him to do something else.