Rancher Gene Autry takes a job singing on the radio to aid farmers and ranchers whose lands were destroyed by raging floods. His radio popularity propels him into politics and he is elected to Congress. Blaming crooked politicians for the disaster, Gene tries to put through a flood control bill and finds he has a lot to learn. Gene sings "Ole Peaceful River," "Away Out Yonder," "Paradise in the Moonlight," and "A Girl Like You." Gene and the Pals of the Golden West sing "Back in the Saddle Again." Smiley Burnette and the Pals of the Golden West sing "On the Sunny Side of the Cell" and "Rockie Mountain Express." Smiley sings "Hurray."