Singer Johnnie Pulaski goes on an important audition and impresses. There is one condition that makes him want to refuse their offer--they ask him to change his last name. His girlfriend convinces him that the name is unimportant if he can sing. Ray, as Pulaski, introduces a new single, "Path to Paradise."
A husband and wife are driving on a trip to Palm Springs. They stop for gas and are kidnapped by a pair of criminals, who have just killed a store clerk during a robbery. They plan to flee to Mexico and need the couple to help get them through police roadblocks.