|David Essex||Jim MacLaine|
|Rosemary Leach||Mrs. MacLaine|
|James Booth||Mr. MacLaine|
|Billy Fury||Stormy Tempest|
|Keith Moon||J.D. Clover|
Raised by his single mother after the abrupt departure of his father, Jim MacLaine is a restless British youth. Leaving home to find his place in the world, Jim eventually meets kindred spirit Mike . The two lads get into plenty of trouble as they shirk responsibility and chase women, but ultimately Jim has to decide on a career, and dreams of becoming a rock 'n' roll star. Can Jim make it as musician, or will he remain stuck in a mundane rut?