/ Cruel Sister. Origin of name?

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im off - on 18 Sep 2016
Anyone know where the name Cruel Sister came from? Paved Ark route.
Just interested.
marky - on 18 Sep 2016
In reply to im off:
Pentangle album title.
Doug on 18 Sep 2016
In reply to marky:

which was named after a border ballad (which features on the LP)
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Will Hunt - on 19 Sep 2016
In reply to Doug:

Good knowledge. I've always thought it was a good route name but hadn't made the connection with that ballad, which I've only ever heard under a different name, "The Wind and the Rain". Not to be confused with The Cruel Mother (which would also make a good route name).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twa_Sisters

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cruel_Mother

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